Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to the White House after Trump slammed the phone down on him

Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to the White House after Trump slammed the phone down on him | @BISouthAfrica

14.2.2020

Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to the White House after Trump slammed the phone down on him | BISouthAfrica

US President Donald Trump is losing support from the US's closest ally after slamming down the phone on Johnson during a call described as 'apoplectic.'

Feb 14, 2020, 06:51 PM facebook email Donald Trump and Boris Johnson. (Getty) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a planned trip to meet with President Donald Trump next month after a furious row between the two men. Johnson had been due to visit Washington shortly after his election victory in December. The visit has been repeatedly delayed, however, amid a series of disagreements between the two leaders. Trump slammed the phone down on Johnson last month after the prime minister defied him on the issue of Huawei's involvement in the UK. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a trip to the US planned for next month after a furious phone call from President Donald Trump in which Trump slammed down the phone on the prime minister. Johnson had been due to visit Washington last month but repeatedly delayed the trip after a series of rows with the president over Iran, Huawei, and a rejected request by the prime minister to extradite the wife of a US diplomat. The disagreements culminated in a phone call last month in which Trump , according to officials with knowledge of the conversation. Johnson has now cancelled his trip altogether, according to the newspaper The Sun , now planning on forgoing a trip to the country until the G7 summit in June. Downing Street insisted on Thursday that Johnson would concentrate instead on his domestic agenda over the coming months. "When the Eye of Sauron is off the Whitehall machine, things stop working," one source told the paper. "That is why he has stripped down all his foreign travel this year to get his agenda done." 'Britain Trump' distances himself from the president The prime minister had been one of Trump's few close international allies, with the president labeling Johnson"fantastic," a"good man," and"Britain Trump." in recent weeks, however, following a series of high-profile threats from Trump and a series of pointed interventions against Trump by Johnson and senior members of his government. The call last month, which one source Read more: News24

MbuyiseniNdlozi BISouthAfrica Let the 'phone down-slamming' theatrics continue and let BorisJohnson and realDonaldTrump continue entertaining us with their comedy hoping they can't outsmart Trevornoah in the field as the latter is a comedian and both the former may be 'clowns': Big difference! BISouthAfrica Birds of a feather

BISouthAfrica Oxam bayaphaxulana... Julius_S_Malema BISouthAfrica Clowns Julius_S_Malema BISouthAfrica That is so funny two grown important people in the world 😂 BISouthAfrica Lol BISouthAfrica Ramaphosa would go and apologize to Trump for the phone been slammed at him. Then the media will tell us how Ramaphosa is a smooth operator who is able to negotiate. 😵🚮 The nonsense that takes place in this country 🚮

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