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Trump UK state visit: How should Theresa May handle it? – BBC Newsnight

President Trump has arrived in the UK today for a state visit.
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Before the visit, President Trump told the Sun newspaper that he was backing Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson to be the next UK prime minister. He also told the Sunday Times that Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage should be involved in the government’s negotiations to leave the EU.

How should Theresa May play this state visit? And how will this affect future UK-US relations?

Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban reports.

In studio to discus with Kirsty Wark, John McTernan, former adviser to Tony Blair, Lionel Shriver American Author and Journalist and Sarah Elliot, Chair of Republicans Overseas

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