Seeking post-Brexit calm, Obama walks back UK trade warning

FILE - In this June 3, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. When Britain was considering leaving the European Union, Obama urged its citizens to consider the full ramifications, including going to the “back of the queue” for a U.S. trade deal. Now that Britain is on its way out, Obama is walking back from that warning. As he tries to contain the fallout, he’s insisting the relationship with Britain will be no worse off. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is backtracking on his warning that Britain would go to the “back of the queue” for a U.S. trade deal, as he tries to contain the fallout of the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union.

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