And sources believe the Prime Minister will hit it off with the veteran US politician, paving the way for a bumper trade deal with the United States - with one source suggesting both had the “destiny of the world” sitting on their shoulders. Mr Biden’s victory in November had prompted some concern about the future of the special relationship given the former’s reservations about Brexit, and Mr Johnson’s previous courting of outgoing US President Donald Trump.
However, the unnamed friend predicted the pair would smooth things over in what would be Mr Biden’s first foreign visit outside the United States.
Mr Biden, who is sworn in on Wednesday, could visit in June for the G7 conference, which is being hosted by the UK.
Concerns have also stemmed from Mr Biden’s strong loyalties Ireland, where he has close ancestral links.
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He famously warned Mr Johnson the Good Friday Agreement must not become what he termed a "casualty of Brexit".
However, Mr Biden’s friend told The Telegraph: "Boris is a conservative, Joe's a moderate Democrat so I think they can get over it. I think they'll end up getting along.
"Joe's view will be that they'll have the destiny of the world on their shoulders so he'll want to overcome any political differences.”
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