U.S. President Barack Obama says UK Prime Minister Theresa May is a steady influence during a time of transition post-Brexit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday (September 4) that UK Prime Minister Theresa May was a steady influence during a time of transition, and that the United States had every intention of ensuring the U.S.-Britain relationship continues post-Brexit. "Even as the U.K. pursues an orderly exit from the EU, together we reaffirm the very special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom. It will not simply endure, but it will continue to grow stronger with time," Obama said. At a joint news conference in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, May said, "The U.K. has always been a strong partner for the U.S., and that will remain the case"