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Day: July 15, 2019

Boris warned over Trump trade deal
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Boris warned over Trump trade deal

    Boris Johnson plans to strike an immediate trade deal with Trump after Britain leaves the EU on October 31. Sources close to Johnson say he would travel to the US soon after becoming prime minister to strike a limited deal. However, the UK's International Trade Secretary warns that doing so would break the law. The UK is forbidden from entering international trade negotiations while still an EU member. Boris Johnson's plans to strike an immediate Brexit trade deal with Donald Trump are in "breach of European law," with a US deal likely to take years to complete, the UK's international Trade Secretary has warned. The Times reported on Monday that the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as prime minister, plans to negotiate a deal with the US prior to Br...