US President Donald Trump has slammed the Brexit deal recently agreed between British Premier Theresa May’s government and the European Union, describing it as favorable to the EU.
“Sounds like a great deal for the EU,” said Trump speaking to reporters outside the White House on Monday.
“Because, you know, right now if you look at the deal, they may not be able to trade with us and that wouldn’t be a good thing,” added the president.
Trump has been a long-time supporter of Britain’s departure from the EU.
The eurosceptic president has, however, voiced concern in past statements that the May’s “soft” Brexit plans may hinder the two countries from developing a more comprehensive bilateral trade deal free of European restrictions.
Trump’s comments today, nonetheless, have further increased pressure on May’s already battered Brexit plans.
“As the deal stands, she may not, they may not be able to trade with the US and I don’t…