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Brexit Decision Deals Another Blow to Obama
President says "enduring" special relationship between U.S. and U.K. will continue

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the U.S economy and presidential race from the briefing room of the White House on Friday. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union is the second major blow to President Barack Obama — and his legacy — in as many days.

The country's historic referendum decision, which brought the resignation — effective in October — of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron was made official one day after the Supreme Court left Obama's immigration executive order frozen in perpetuity.

Trump trashes U.S.-U.K. relationship
Trump on British TV: 'It looks like we're not going to have a very good relationship'

In another sign that things might be different under a Donald Trump administration, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has picked a fight with the British prime minister and the mayor of London.  

Yeah, sure — Great Britain has always been one of the United States' closest allies. But that was before David Cameron and Sadiq Khan insulted The Donald.  

Can U.S.-U.K. Bond Survive a British Exit From EU?
Obama, Cameron defend 'special relationship' as Merkel ascends

President Barack Obama calls the U.S. relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Obama “as important a relationship as I’ve had in my presidency.” The two talked Sunday during the opening ceremony of the Hanover industry Fair. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron were on the defensive, arguing that the U.S.-U.K. “special relationship” could endure Britain's possible exit from the European Union.  

But Washington is increasingly turning to another European power when it needs help: Germany.