Trump joins May at 10 Downing Street with Iran, trade, Huawei on agenda
04 June 2019 | 3:10 pm
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May met as part of a three-day state visit as Trump talks of the promise of a "very, very substantial' post-Brexit trade deal.
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