Time for free trade deal! Trump ‘adores’ UK and wants to stun EU with major agreement
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Britain has put a trade deal with Washington on the top of its post-Brexit wish list, citing freedom to strike bilateral deals as a main benefit for leaving the EU. And trade talks between the nations have intensified with Mr Trump recently expressing his desire for a deal.
But presidential rival Joe Biden has previously warned he would not allow a free trade deal following the introduction of the Internal Market Bill into EU/UK talks.
Mr Biden and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi have both lashed out at Mr Johnson’s plans to rewrite the Withdrawal Agreement.
Mr Biden tweeted last month: “Any trade deal between the US and UK must be contingent upon respect for the [Good Friday] Agreement and preventing the return of a hard border. Period.”
On the other hand, Mr Trump has continually supported Mr Johnson – even before he took over from predecessor Theresa May – and seems to be more in favour of the Prime Minister than building a relationship with the EU.
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