Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania, landed at London’s Stanstead airport after attending a controversial NATO summit in Brussels.
Their trip will include meetings with Prime Minister Theresa May, who has described the US as Britain’s strongest ally, and is determined to secure a trade deal after the country acts on Brexit and leaves the European Union in March 2019.
Shortly before heading to the UK, Trump criticised May’s Brexit plan by saying he was not sure the British people are getting what they voted for.
“The people voted to break it up, so I imagine that’s what they’ll do. But maybe they’re taking a little bit of a different route, so I don’t know if that’s what they voted for,” Trump told reporters in Brussels.
May responded to Trump’s comments by defending her government’s decisions.
“We’re delivering on the vote of the British people to take back control