3 Jun 2019

Boris Johnson launches social media campaign to become Tory leader and PM

Political Editor

It’s no secret who Donald Trump’s preferred candidate for the Tory leadership is.

He’s already been accused by some critics of a “distasteful interference” in British politics by lavishing praise on Boris Johnson.

He has sent a tweet appearing to back Brexit, referring to a “big trade deal once the UK gets rid of the shackles” of EU membership.