>> I didn't criticize the Prime Minister. I have a lot of respect for the Prime Minister. It's called, fake news.>> The heads of Britain and the United States are confronting a newspaper interview in which the American, states that its counterpart leadership failings had likely to a period chance of a long promised trade deal.
>> The United States is keen for us. We're keen to work with them.>> The interview with President Trump was released by The Sun Tabloid, and included audio recordings. In it he says that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan, which she'd released just days prior was too soft, that she ignored his advice and that he endorsed a hard line political rival to succeed her.
It all suggested a major headache for May as she battles a rebellion in her own conservative party. Reuters' Jeff Mason was there.>> Did you feel undermined by President Trump's comments in The Sun about your Brexit plan and about Boris Johnson?>> No, look, I'm very clear that our Brexit plan will deliver on what the British people voted for.
And we've had an excellent discussion here, as I've said about in this President Trump has said about the possibility and the intent we both have to have an ambitious trade deal.>> And she's a total professional
] Because when I said, this one is set. I wanna to apologize because I said such good things about you, she said don't worry, it's only the press.
>> The president did stand by his praise for Johnson, who had quit May's cabinet a few days ago over the same negotiations, simply stating that he did think Johnson would make a great Prime Minister.>> Donald Trump has got to go!>> Meanwhile, across the country, thousands are protesting the visit.
Polls suggest three out of four Britons think negatively of the president. One of them is London's mayor, Sadiq Khan, who personally approved this balloon of a baby Trump to fly over parliament. In The Sun interview, Trump blamed Khan for a crime wave that's hit the city and Islamist militant attacks on his watch.