Johnson to Trump: Keep out of UK election

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However senior Conservatives are nervous that Trump might upset the marketing campaign when in London, simply over per week earlier than the December 12 election, which polls point out Johnson is on the right track to win.

When asked if Trump has been briefed and warned not to speak about the election on his trip, a senior United States administration official said the president is "very conscious" of the fact "we do not interfere".

The US leader has been outspoken in his support for Britain's exit from the European Union, which Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to deliver at all costs.

"We don't want to give a gift to Jeremy Corbyn", he added, referring to the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, which is trailing the Conservatives in the polls by about 11%.

"But he is absolutely cognisant of not, again, wading into other countries' elections". USA officials see the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit as a celebratory moment for Trump as his pressure on member nations has led many to increase their military spending.

Asked during a press conference if he would meet specifically with Trump, the PM replied: "I'm obviously going to be hosting the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders' meeting and look forward to meeting all the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of government coming to that meeting".

Though mainstream media hates President Trump, he still manages to "dominate the news cycle", which also puts him above his challengers, according to Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET).

"What we don't do traditionally as loving allies and friends, what we don't do traditionally, is get involved in each other's election campaigns", Johnson, 55, told LBC radio.

The president also warned in a recent interview that left-wing Labour leader Corbyn would take Britain to "such bad places".

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, has been using Trump's praise of Johnson as an attack, warning that Johnson would sell off parts of the National Health Service to USA businesses.

Even with the recorded previous praise for Donald Trump; Johnson continues to describe himself as a longtime Democrat who has always been a man that speaks his mind no matter the outcome.

"But you know something, if all of us were caught out on what we said on a night out after a drink. none of us would be here", before he was drowned out by the panel. If you value what we are doing, you can help us by making a contribution to the cost of our journalism.



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