Still, a United Kingdom official told ABC News May and Trump have an "open and honest relationship" and said to expect the prime minister to address the president's surprise statements "in an appropriate way". "And those Tories saying we should respect him simply because he is elected President - by that logic shouldn't he respect our Prime Minister & London's Mayor?" tweeted Anna Turley, a Labour MP from Redcar.Trump is a racist & disrespects our nation.
"Whatever you do is OK with me", Trump said. "I think it's a very negative thing for Europe".
Trump also said Friday he apologized to May for the interview, though it appears his apology was about the paper's omission of his comments praising her, not his criticism.
A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. He pounced on the remarks, saying Friday morning that Trump's interview proved he understood the flaws of her plan more than government ministers.
When asked about the potential for an agreement, Trump said: "The only thing I ask of Theresa is make sure we can trade, that we don't have any restrictions".
Trump back at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after rattling allies, condemning Germany
It doesn't require, or even request, that countries spend 4 percent of their gross domestic protest on their own defense. Probably not much, as the US contributes between one-fifth and one-quarter of NATO's annual budget of about $2 billion.
In the article, published just hours before the two leaders held talks, Mr Trump chided the "very unfortunate" results of the Prime Minister's proposals for Brexit and her negotiating tactics as Britain prepares to leave the European Union in March next year.
Even though the recording of a 2005 conversation in which Trump said he would "grab" women's genitals was publicly released in October 2016, May didn't publicly comment on it until the following January, shortly before she made her first official visit to the White House.
"Now it's not the United States, many presidents have come here and said this is not fair and then they go home and go to sleep". 'I think we should be standing up against him, I think Theresa May should be standing up against him.
Watch Trump's response about May below, and listen to the "fake news" audio here.
Frank, thank you so much. He's a very people person.
In the interview, which took place at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, the president also lashed out at the Muslim mayor of London, saying he had done "a bad job". And his approach has been to say what Donald Trump says and does is unacceptable, and it doesn't reflect the values of London. "I think he is a great representative for your country", Trump told the newspaper.
Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help…
So we're supposed to protect Germany, but they're getting their energy from Russian Federation . LNG supplies could prove to be much more expensive than the Russian gas via pipelines.
After Trump's meeting with May in Chequers, he is scheduled to head to Windsor Castle for tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
May said her country would have "no limit to the possibility of doing trade deals around the world" after Brexit and said trade would be a matter of negotiation.
The sting was greater for the fact that May was using the dinner to pitch her case for a separate trade arrangement.
Trump and May, who were seen holding hands while strolling around the country estate as farm animals brayed in the distance, differed in both substance and style in the news conference.
The president also pledged to raise the issue of election meddling during the summit and said he would tell Putin not to interfere in future US elections.
However his trip to meet Putin is set to be overshadowed by news that a US federal grand jury has indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. I know they have had a lot of resignations.
Duchess of Cambridge beams in white at Prince Louis' christening
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex - otherwise known as Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle - were also present at the ceremony. The young royal will wear a handmade replica of the royal christening robe, made by Angela Kelly , the dressmaker to the queen .
"I think it has been very bad, for Europe ..." Sadiq Khan - this, I think, helps him. Trump said again that he thought he could get along with Putin.