Published On: Thu, Oct 31st, 2019

Trump warns Corbyn to take UK into ‘bad places’ as he urges Boris to team up with Farage | UK | News

Donald Trump claimed Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson would be an “unstoppable force”. The US President also warned Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will “take you in such a bad way” and would be “so bad” for the UK. Speaking on Mr Farage’s LBC show, Trump declared: “As the President of the United States I have great relationships with many of the leaders.

“Including Boris he’s a fantastic man and I think he’s the exact right guy for the times.

“I know that you and him will end up doing something that’s terrific if you and he get together it’s an unstoppable force and Corbyn would be so bad for your country. He’d be so bad, he’d take you in such a bad way.

“He’d take you into such bad places, but your country has tremendous potential, it’s a great country.”

During the interview, President Trump also stated the withdrawal agreement agreed between the Prime Minister and the European Union would hinder trade with the US.

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Trump told Farage on LBC: “We want to do trade with UK and they want to do trade with us. To be honest with you… This deal… under certain aspects of the deal… you can’t do it, you can’t do it, you can’t trade. We can’t make a trade deal with the UK because I think we can do many times the numbers that we’re doing right now and certainly much bigger numbers than you are doing under the European Union.”

Mr Corbyn tweeted in reaction to Trump’s comments, posting: “Donald Trump is trying to interfere in Britain’s election to get his friend Boris Johnson elected. It was Trump who said in June the NHS is “on the table”. And he knows if Labour wins US corporations won’t get their hands on it. Our NHS is not for sale.”

British MPs have backed Boris Johnson’s early election bill by 438-20. Voters will head to the polls on Thursday December 12 in a pre-Christmas election. Parliament will be prorogued on Monday November 4 to allow MPs to campaign for the upcoming election.

But Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle rejected the bid. The Government had said it would pull the bill if either of the amendments passed.

Parliament will be prorogued on Thursday, 25 working days before election day. Mr Johnson hopes the nationwide vote will result in a parliamentary majority, so that he can get a clear mandate to get his Brexit deal through the Commons.

His party currently has a comfortable lead in a recent DeltaPoll with 37 percent of the vote, followed by Labour on just 24 percent. But Mr Corbyn and the other opposition parties will be looking to steal seats from the Tories and secure a majority themselves.

But Mr Corbyn and the other opposition parties will be looking to steal seats from the Tories and secure a majority themselves.

Mr Farage’s Brexit Party will also look to seize on the Eurosceptic vote, particularly in northern Leave constituencies.

Meanwhile, 10 of the Conservative MPs that were originally expelled by Boris Johnson had the whip restored last night.

Amber Rudd has announced she will not stand as a candidate in the upcoming general election, bringing an end to her time as MP. Ms Rudd surrendered the Conservative whip in Parliament last month in protest at Boris Johnson’s Brexit policy.


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