“Johnson is Britain’s Trump, as the US president himself declared, so it must be true.”

WASHINGTON D.C. Trump praises Britain’s incoming prime minister on Tuesday, saying that he is a ‘good man’ who ‘will get [Brexit] done’. The US president also says Johnson is known as ‘Britain Trump’: ‘They like me over there. That’s what they wanted. That’s what they need.’

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NIGEL FARAGE: Everything the Brexit Party leaders hates about Britain

Brexit is often described by its most zealous proponents as a patriotic project. Usually evoking World War Two (we’re talking about you, Mark Francois), Brexit is depicted as a continuation of a long-standing battle to rid ourselves of foreign dictators. Nothing, they say, could be more British//By Sam Bright; Scram

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa To Boris Johnson: Congratulations on your election as leader of the Conservative Party and on becoming Prime Minister of the UK

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“Congratulations on your election as leader of the Conservative Party and on becoming Prime Minister of the UK. I wish you good luck for the journey ahead, and look forward to building ever closer ties between our two nations under your leadership.”@edmnangagwa