Trump, trade and tariffs: Varadkar's US challenge
Relations with the US are strained as Leo Varadkar makes his first official trip to Washington, writes Philip Ryan
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's first official visit to the White House comes at a time of especially strained relations between the US and the EU.
Transatlantic relations have deteriorated rapidly since Donald Trump's inauguration as president of United States of America and they are about to hit a new low.
Trump's outwardly nationalistic and isolationist policies have disturbed EU leaders since the businessman's shock election victory.