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Give the US and UK Something to Celebrate: A New Free Trade Deal

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In his whirlwind visit to Europe, President Trump first told The Sun newspaper that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s compromise on Brexit “killed” the possibility of the U.S.-U.K. free trade agreement. Then, when he stood next to the prime minister the next day, he said, “a great bilateral trade agreement” was possible after all. If the United Kingdom does exit the European Union under the softer terms set out in the U.K. government’s white paper last week, a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States would not only be possible but a positive step forward for the two nations and their “special relationship... Continue reading: US-UK free trade agreement would only deepen the 'special relationship' Photo credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP/Shutterstock

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In his whirlwind visit to Europe, President Trump first told The Sun newspaper that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s compromise on Brexit “killed” the possibility of the U.S.-U.K. free trade agreement. Then, when he stood next to the prime minister the next day, he said, “a great bilateral trade agreement” was possible after all.

If the United Kingdom does exit the European Union under the softer terms set out in the U.K. government’s white paper last week, a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States would not only be possible but a positive step forward for the two nations and their “special relationship...

Continue reading: US-UK free trade agreement would only deepen the 'special relationship'

Photo credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP/Shutterstock

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