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Nobody likes to see their friends not getting on, and Trump made it clear on Sunday that he was upset by Boris Johnson not wanting to work with Nigel Farage.
Speaking to reporters at the White House, the president said that he hopes the prime minister and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage would come together on a united platform.
Calling Johnson a “wonderful guy”, Trump was asked which side he’d choose.
President Trump just reiterated his concerns that @BorisJohnson’s new EU treaty stops us striking a trade deal with… https://t.co/5Ch0JmL3MV — Nigel Farage (@Nigel Farage)
I like them both…so I think Boris will get it right. They’re both friends of mine. What I’d like to see is for Nigel and Boris to come together. I think that’s a possibility.
He went on to say:
Boris is the right man for the time. He’s really for the times. He’s a great gentleman. He’s a wonderful guy. He’s tough, he’s smart and I think he’s going to do something.
Johnson has already said he wouldn’t work with the Brexit Party, but still, Trump seems to be holding out hope that his two pals will learn to work together.
As you can imagine, the thought of Trump trying to play peacemaker between Farage and Johnson and some people cringing, plus a few other things that the president said didn't entirely add up.
In just 26 seconds, one lie from Trump (the US could be "prohibited from trading with the UK"), and one highly impl… https://t.co/OcUApxCMgZ — Steve Peers (@Steve Peers)
My congratulations to Nigel Farage for finding the only person on earth less across the implications of the Deal th… https://t.co/syNYMgiKBc — Dmitry Grozoubinski (@Dmitry Grozoubinski)
I don’t understand how this is going on virtually unchallenged, making only small ripples in our press. What’s happ… https://t.co/O5y4v2a6gq — Sadie Jones (@Sadie Jones)
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