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Trump Says He’d Be ‘Tougher’ Than May in Brexit Talks With EU

  • President says he’d be ‘tougher’ than May with European Union
  • Lidington calls for unity from Tories who want Hammond fired
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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May wanted Donald Trump’s endorsement to prove to the world, and to her rebellious party colleagues, that she’s steering Britain toward a bright future of global trade after Brexit. 

Instead, the president gave an unflattering assessment of her performance and suggested she should be “tougher” in negotiations with the European Union.