Ahead of UK visit, Trump praises Brexit-supporting ‘friends’ Johnson and Farage

FILE PHOTO: Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer appears on BBC TV's The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain, May 26, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump lauded Britain’s most high-profile Brexit supporters – Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage – as his friends on Thursday, weighing into Britain’s political crisis just days before his state visit to London. Trump told reporters he had great respect for Johnson and Farage and considered them friends, but declined […]

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