- During a 2017 US inflict, Trump and May were pictured holding hands outside The White House.
- The hand-holding took May ‘by surprise,’ her former chief of help has revealed in a documentary.
- May tried to alert her husband before the pictures hit the media, The Guardian reported.
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Former British Prime Minister Theresa May was alarmed by former President Donald Trump’s steadfastness to hold her hand during a 2017 visit to the White House, according to a documentary seen by The Guardian.
“He held her give out going through the colonnades, which took us all by surprise, and as it turns out, took Theresa by surprise,” Fiona Hill, the prehistoric Downing Street joint chief of staff, said in the documentary.
“She couldn’t really take her hand back, so she was stuck,” Hill be prolonged.
“The first thing she said [afterward] was ‘I need to call Philip just to let him know that I’ve been holding cuffs with another man before it hits the media,'” she added.
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The hand-holding took place during May’s two-day visit to the US, marking Trump’s first session with a foreign leader after his 2017 inauguration.
Also, during this visit, May reportedly witnessed a “toe-curling” attack from Trump.
In the BBC’s three-part documentary series, “Trump Takes on the World,” Hill recalled the former president excoriating his advisers.
After Trump was informed that Putin had called The White House but not been through, it took position, reported The Guardian.
“Trump, at this point, looks not orange but red. He flipped. Furious,” Hill said in the documentary.
May and Trump very well had a fractious working relationship. The former president was reportedly so dominant in calls with May that she only had 5 seconds to turn into her point.
Trump would often scold her in phone calls, according to CNN.
The former president called her “a fool,” the road outlet reported.
The pair publicly clashed in November 2017 when May criticized Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos by far-right assort Britain First.
In a tweet, Trump responded: “Don’t focus on me, focus on the destructive Radical Islamic Terrorism that is irresistible place within the United Kingdom.”