Trump’s trade demands add to May’s Brexit woes



Annabelle Dickson, Doug Palmer and Jakob Hanke | POLITICO EU

NEW YORK — If Theresa May thought she was constrained by Brussels, just wait until Donald Trump gets involved. While the U.S. president continues to talk up the prospects of a “great” trade deal with the U.K. once it leaves the European Union, officials in Washington say the U.K. must leave open the prospect of deregulation once it’s out of the EU in order to make the most of a deal with America. The U.S. is “trying to help the U.K. do whatever it can to have a successful Brexit,” a senior U.S. official told Washington reporters during a briefing on the administration’s trade agenda last week… [Read More Here]