During the meeting and press conference at Chequers, tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters packed Regent Street in London on their way to Trafalgar Square under fierce sunshine, carrying banners criticising the US President's personality and politics.
He said: "I read reports where that won't be possible, but I believe after speaking with the prime minister's people and representatives and trade experts it will absolutely be possible". Trump added "I know it's politically not necessarily correct to say that, but I'll say it, and I'll say it loud".
A full apology, strictly speaking, would be Trump apologizing for saying the things he said to the Sun reporters. Former president Barack Obama said a vote to leave the bloc would put Britain "at the back of the queue", so signing a trade deal, further undermining his predecessor, has a special allure.
Aside from being an epic breach of both diplomatic protocol and simple manners, Trump's interview brought other questions into sharp relief: can May survive if Brexit no longer holds the promise of a separate trade agreement with the United States?
He said that May's new, softer approach to Brexit - which would leave Britain sticking to a "common rulebook" with Brussels on goods - would kill off the chances of a much sought-after U.S. -U.K. trade deal.
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Trump said he did not criticize May during the interview and said the British tabloid did not include all the good things he said about her. "She said, 'Don't worry, it's only the press.' I thought that was very - I thought that was very professional".
But standing alongside Mrs May after the meeting at her country residence, Mr Trump praised her as an "incredible woman" and a "very tough negotiator" who was "doing a fantastic job", and said there could be a "great" trade deal between the USA and UK.
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"And I think he's not been hospitable to a government that is a very important government".
Watch Trump's response about May below, and listen to the "fake news" audio here. He's a very people person.
"The president did a very good job at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation encouraging others to spend", May said.
When it was suggested that he was referring to simply walking away from the talks, Mr. Trump said no. Humiliating", added Labour MP for Exeter Ben Bradshaw.ADVERTISEMENTAnother Labour MP, Rupa Huq, told The Guardian that Trump's comments about Khanm, London's first Muslim mayor, constituted Islamophobia."A dash of Islamophobia lobbed at Sadiq Khan who he blames for terrorism.
May said her country would have "no limit to the possibility of doing trade deals around the world" after Brexit and said trade would be a matter of negotiation. It goes with "Fake Schmooze", and says Trump has been "forced" into a climbdown to patch things up with Theresa May.
Then he left to have tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle.
May, for her part, praised the strength of the U.S. -U.K. bond.
Among them was Emily Bryce, who proudly carried a homemade banner written in Gaelic, in recognition of Trump's Highland roots. Trump plans to spend the weekend at his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland before flying to Helsinki, Finland, for a summit Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. You take a look at your hospital in London, you know what I'm talking about, with all of the frightful things going on there with all of the crime that's being brought in. "But Boris Johnson, I think would be a great Prime Minister".
"I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it. That's good", Trump said.