Boris Johnson in private ‘lavished’ praise on Donald – ‘Making ...

BORIS JOHNSON privately lavished praise on Donald whilst foreign secretary in 2017 according to leaked diplomatic papers.

PUBLISHED: 01:06, Sun, Sep 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 01:06, Sun, Sep 6, 2020

The future Prime Minister reportedly told American diplomats Mr was doing “fantastic stuff” and “making America great again”. He also claimed the US President was becoming “increasingly popular” in Britain ahead of his first visit to the UK since taking office.

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Mr , who is fighting for re-election in November, has previously referred to Mr Johnson as his “friend” and “Britain ”.

Leaked papers acquired by the Sunday Telegraph give new details into the President’s relationship with both Mr Johnson and Theresa May.

During a meeting with US ambassador Woody Johnson in August 2017 Mr Johnson reportedly said Mr had reinvigorated American foreign policy.

He allegedly stated: “We were initially anxious about the US foreign policy but has been doing fantastic stuff on Syria, North Korea, China, Afghanistan.

Trump“America is back under . The president is making America great again.” (Image: GETTY)

TrumpBoris Johnson lavished praise on Donald according to leaked reports (Image: GETTY)

“America is back under . The president is making America great again.”

‘Make America Great Again’ was the campaign slogan Mr used ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

Donald made his first visit to the UK as President in July 2018 holding meetings with Mrs May and the Queen.

Ahead of the trip Mr Johnson told US secretary of state Mike Pompeo that Mr was gaining popularity in Britain.

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TrumpBoris Johnson pictured with Donald (Image: GETTY)

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