President Donald Trump says he thinks Britain’s ex-foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make an “excellent” prime minister. The comment was published in The Sun…
President Donald Trump says he thinks Britain’s ex-foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make an “excellent” prime minister.
The comment was published in The Sun newspaper just as Trump was leaving a black-tie gala hosted by current British Prime Minister Theresa May during Trump ’s maiden visit to the U. K. as president.
Trump tells the paper just days after Johnson resigned his post in May ’s government that Johnson is “a very talented guy” and that he likes him “a lot.” He adds: “I think he would be a great Prime Minister. I think he’s got what it takes.”
Trump also says that he was “very saddened” to see Johnson was leaving government and said he hoped “he goes back in at some point.
Trump adds: “I think he is a great representative for your country.”
But asked directly whether he thinks Johnson might someday replace May, he declined to comment, saying he wasn’t interested in “pitting one against the other.”

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