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Trump and May speak for the first time since his anti-Muslim retweets

President Trump and Theresa May spoke over the phone today. Photos: AP

President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke over the phone Tuesday for the first time since she criticized Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim hate videos from British far-right leader Jayda Fransen last month, a White House official told AP.

Background: May's condemnation of Trump was an extraordinarily rare move for a British prime minister, and sparked backlash from the president who sent an angry tweet in response. A White House official said the tweets were not discussed during their call.

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