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Trump tweets strain US-Britain 'special relationship'

 

December 1, 2017



LONDON (AP) — A few days after his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump stood beside British Prime Minister Theresa May in the White House and proclaimed the strength of the "most special relationship" between their two countries.

Ten months later, that relationship looks decidedly strained. As May and Trump traded criticism Thursday over his retweets of a far-right group's anti-Muslim videos, British lawmakers labeled the U.S. leader a hate peddler.

They also urged May's government to revoke an invitation for Trump to visit Britain as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II.

The furor erupted...



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