MPs in May’s Conservative party rounded on Trump for being “determined to insult” the prime minister. Jack Taylor/Pool via REUTERS
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British politicians expressed outrage Friday at U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on the government's Brexit strategy, although one leading euroskeptic said it was "perfectly reasonable".May was expected to publicly respond to Trump's comments when the pair held a news conference later Friday, however, the prime minister made no such retort.Trump is not the first U.S. president to intervene on Brexit – Barack Obama warned ahead of the 2016 referendum that if it left the EU, Britain would be at the "back of the queue" for a U.S. deal. Brexit supporters cried foul at the time, but euroskeptic MP Jacob Rees-Mogg said Friday that Trump's comments were different because they did not come in the middle of a campaign.
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