PUBLISHED: 01:06, Sun, Sep 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 01:06, Sun, Sep 6, 2020
The future Prime Minister reportedly told American diplomats Mr Trump 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.
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 Trump had reinvigorated American foreign policy.
He allegedly stated: “We were initially anxious about the US foreign policy but Trump has been doing fantastic stuff on Syria, North Korea, China, Afghanistan.
“America is back under Trump. The president is making America great again.” (Image: GETTY)
Boris Johnson lavished praise on Donald Trump according to leaked reports (Image: GETTY)
“America is back under Trump. The president is making America great again.”
‘Make America Great Again’ was the campaign slogan Mr Trump used ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Donald Trump 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 Trump was gaining popularity in Britain.
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Boris Johnson pictured with Donald Trump (Image: GETTY)
He said: “The visit’s going to be very