UK’s Johnson Pushes Trump Back on Trade War

Posted on August 25, 2019 2:31 am

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At the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France on Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump’s first order of business is a working breakfast with new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whom the American president once referred to as “Britain’s Trump”.

“He’s going to be a fantastic prime minister,” said Trump, adding that Johnson “needs no advice” on Brexit and that he’s “the right man for the job”.

“It didn’t make your predecessor very happy but I’ve been saying it for a long time,” Trump added, referring to Theresa May who resigned over her failure to deliver Brexit, Britain’s exit from the European Union

Johnson responded,