DONALD Trump vowed to do a ‘magnificent’ trade deal with Boris Johnson after Brexit as he addressed the UN General Assembly in New York.
The US President offered No10 a boost as he gushed about the Special Relationship – after Boris said he would “roll out the red carpet for our American friends”.
Speaking this afternoon, Trump said: “As the United Kingdom makes preparation for its exit from the European Union I have made clear that we stand ready to complete an exceptional new trade agreement that will bring opportunities to our countries.
“We are working close with Prime Minister Boris Johnson to make a magnificent trade deal.”
In a speech this morning to business leaders in New York, Mr Johnson demanded both countries “break down barriers” to trade and sign a bumper trade deal after we leave the EU.
“All the evidence suggests that free trade is the best and fastest way to increase prosperity of both countries,” he stressed.
Britain will take a “giant step out into the world” and leave he EU with confidence, he insisted.
“On October 31 we intend to be more global, more outward looking than ever before.
“We are going to take advantages of all the freedoms Brexit can give.”
“We will roll out the red carpet for our American friends – we want to do the much wanted free trade deal.”
He vowed to make London “the place you will want to be and want your business to be… I say to everyone here, come and join us!”
Boris has hinted at tax cuts and deregulation for businesses to lure them across the pond.
His crunch meetings come after 11 justices ruled this morning that Boris’ advice to the Queen to shut down Parliament before Brexit was unlawful and it was null and void.
MPs are heading back to Westminster tomorrow morning, and could now use the extra time to try and frustrate Brexit further.
The PM said today: “I strongly disagree with this decision of the Supreme Court,” but refused to resign.
But he raised the possibility of shutting down Parliament again in the coming days.
“I don’t think the justices remotely excluded the possibility of having a Queen’s Speech but what we will certainly do is ensure Parliament has plenty of time to debate Brexit,” he told the media at lunchtime.
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“Parliament has been debating Brexit for three years solidly now is the chance for us to get a deal, come out of the Eu on Oct 31 and that is what we are going to do”
“I strongly disagree with this decision of the Supreme Court. I have the upmost respect for our judiciary, I don’t think this was the right decision.
“I think that the prorogation has been used for centuries without this kind of challenge.”
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