When Donald Trump unexpectedly won the US Presidential election, the Vice President Elect, Mike Pence, had to ring all Foreign Secretaries world wide. The man he rang first was Boris Johnson.This a an honour for Britain, and shows how highly Boris is rated world wide. Mr. Pence made a point of saying how he has followed and admires Boris’s career. Boris has also had calls from Newt Gingrich and Senator Jeff Sessions.
It was reported in the Sunday Times over the weekend that Boris’s aides will be visting the US this week to meet with the teams of the President Elect and Mike Pence.
Boris is expected to visit the US before Christmas. The bust of Winston Churchill is back in the White House.