Trump says had first call with 'great' British PM Johnson

2019-07-27 13:47
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President Donald Trump said Friday he had spoken by phone with new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and that discussions on a major trade deal were already underway.

"I predict he'll be a great prime minister," Trump said, calling Johnson a "good guy" minutes after ending the conversation.

A "very substantial" trade deal with post-Brexit Britain is possible, Trump told reporters.

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