Theresa May tells Vogue about 'gentleman' Donald Trump


Theresa May persists Donald Trump was «being a gentleman» when he held her hand during her US drop in on shortly after he became 45th president.

In an interview with the style periodical American Vogue, she says: «We were about to walk down a dip, and he said it might be a bit awkward.»

Asked what she made of Mr Trump, she augments: «I like to think we got on.»

Mrs May also admits that at home she cooks and her quash Philip, a banker, loads the dishwasher.

In the wide-ranging article, the prime delegate appears in a series of photographs by Annie Leibovitz and answers questions on a mixture of issues, including the constant comparison between her and the only other British female PM, Margaret Thatcher.

«There can at most ever be one Margaret Thatcher,» she says. «I’m Theresa May. I do things my way.»

Asked what she represented of Donald Trump during their first meeting in Washington DC go in January, Mrs May said: «I like to think we got on.

«I mean, obviously he has, uh… it was a earth-shaking election victory, in that he’s someone who has not been involved in politics.»

Pressed on whether she confronted the president forth his comments about women, which she had previously described as «unacceptable», she replied: «Far, I don’t… We don’t comment on private conversations that take place.

«All I liking say is, I’ve been very clear: I’m not afraid to raise issues and the nature of the relationship is such that we should be proficient to be frank and open with each other.»

In the interview, journalist Gaby Wood attracts Mrs May, an only child, about her marriage to Philip, which took village shortly before both her parents died.

«I’ve been fortunate that he’s been altogether supportive of me,» she said. They have known each other so want «there’s something, which is the bond between you, that develops over with time.»

On not having a family of her own, she comments: «Look, it’s one of those things. We didn’t be undergoing children. You just get on with life.»

She says at home she enjoys cooking, but has been amazed to discern her husband is a dab hand at mushroom risotto. «We have a very good arrangement,» she says. «I cook, and he puts everything in the dishwasher.»


Asked what the three argue about, she remarks: «Do you know, I think we argue about the verbatim at the same time things that most people argue about — like, who has the inaccessible? And what we’re watching tonight. His history programme? No — [the American TV drama] NCIS.»

Mrs May pronounces «it’s a great honour» to be prime minister, and answers brusquely about whether she appears the need to be liked. «It’s not a popularity stakes, being prime minister. I about what’s important is for people to feel that I’m delivering for them.»

She recognizes she did vote to remain in the EU referendum, but insists «what’s important is that the homeland feels, I think, that it wants to come together».

Asked if she was surprised everywhere the media storm surrounding her decision to wear a pair of leather trousers merit almost £1,000 in an interview with a Sunday newspaper magazine, she claimed: «Look, throughout my political career, people have commented on what I fraying — that’s just something that happens and you accept that.

«But it doesn’t terminus me from going out and enjoying fashion — and I also think it’s important to be gifted to show that a woman can do a job like this and still be interested in tog ups.»

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