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Trump Urges British PM Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage to Unite


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Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:52 GMT

US President Donald Trump urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit party leader Nigel Farage to come together to protect the chances of expanding US-British trade after Britain splits from the European Union, Reuters reported. Trump told reporters at the White House that he had a friendship with the two men but described Johnson as "the right man at the moment."

Earlier on Sunday, November 3rd Farage said he would not stand in next month's elections and would prefer to call for the rejection of Johnson's agreement to leave the country, on the grounds that it didn’t represent a clean break. The election was called because of a crisis in parliament over secession from the EU, more than three years after the British voted to leave the bloc.

Asked which of the two men he supported, Trump said, "I like both. I think Boris will do it right.”

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