Trump says he 'feels badly' for Theresa May despite repeatedly criticising her over Brexit

Andrew Buncombe

Donald Trump has said he feels badly for departing prime minister Theresa May, despite having repeatedly criticised her over the way she handled Brexit.

“I feel badly for Theresa — I like her very much. She’s a good woman, she worked very hard. She’s very strong,” he told reporters as he left the White House on his way for a visit to Japan.

“She decided to do something that some people were surprised at, some people weren’t. It’s for the good of her country.”

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