Donald Trump to visit Ireland later this year

Trump says Europe is 'being ripped apart' by Brexit

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcome Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at the South Portico as he arrives at the White House on Thursday.

"The president, who described Brexit as a" attractive, lovely thing" during a visit to Scotland in June 2016, said the UK's divorce from the European Union is "tearing apart" Britain and other member states which he believes is "a shame".

"I will tell you, I'm surprised at how badly it's all gone from the standpoint of a negotiation", Trump said, sounding like he wasn't that surprised at all.

Asked whether he thinks the United Kingdom should push back its exit date, Trump said: "I think they're probably going to have to do something, because right now they're in the midst of a very short period of time - the end of the month - and they're not going to be able to do that".

Asked by a reporter if he believes there should be a second public referendum on Brexit in Britain, Trump replied he does not think that would be possible and it would be "unfair to the people who won".

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"We have a different opinion, president", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said mildly.

During the annual event, the Taoiseach presented the USA president with a bowl of shamrock to mark his St Patrick's visit to Washington DC.

"Most important thing for us in Ireland is that their decision to leave shouldn't cause problems in Northern Ireland where people voted to stay", he said.

Trump has previously been critical of May's Brexit deal, warning that it could "kill" a bilateral trade agreement between the USA and the UK.

Trump, during the traditional St. Patrick's Day seasonal meeting here between the leaders of the United States and Ireland, then turned to Varadkar, offering him an opportunity to speak about Brexit.

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On his last trip to the U.S. a year ago, Varadkar had a closed-door meeting with Pence. "I regret that Brexit's happening".

"I predicted it was going to happen, and I was right".

Mr Varadkar also said the leaders spoke about the issue of the undocumented Irish in the US.

In a tweet, Varadkar said it was "great to be back here for a really warm reception". "But I think it could have been negotiated in a different manner".

British trade minister Liam Fox said Trump had shown his ambition for a trade agreement and he looked forward to sitting down at the negotiating table to strengthen the trading relationship.

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Pence called Varadkar's remarks at Thursday's breakfast "inspiring words".

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