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Trump in Davos touts "great relationship" with Theresa May

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Theresa May shakes hands with President Trump in Davos. Photo: Simon Dawson / Bloomberg via Getty Images

President Trump boasted about his "great relationship" with UK Prime Minister Theresa May during a bilateral meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos Thursday, adding that the reports of tension between the two is "a false rumor."

Why it matters: The meeting is the first time the two leaders have met since May criticized Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim hate videos from British far-right leader Jayda Fransen in November. Since then media reports have characterized the leaders' relationship as strained and Trump cancelled a planned trip to London.