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US News Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to the White House after Trump slammed the phone down on him in a moment of 'apoplectic' fury

16:50  14 february  2020
16:50  14 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Boris Johnson has risked deepening tensions with Donald Trump by cancelling a trip to the US to see himCredit: EPA. Mr Trump wants to begin trade talks with the PM during a high profile visit to the White House . But the PM has repeatedly delayed the trip , which was expected in January, then later

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  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to meet 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.
  • However, the visit has been repeatedly delayed 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.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned trip to the United States next month after a furious phone call from Donald Trump in which the president slammed down the phone on the prime minister.

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The Financial Times reported Thursday that Trump expressed “ apoplectic ” fury with Johnson during a phone call last week, and the London Evening Standard added Friday that Trump slammed the phone down on him . The FT also reported that British officials were “taken aback” by Trump ’s anger.

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 bid by the prime minister to extradite the wife of a US diplomat.

The disagreements culminated in a furious phone call from the president last month after which he hung up on Johnson, according to officials with knowledge of the conversation.

Johnson has now cancelled his trip altogether according to the Sun Newspaper with Johnson now not planning to visit the country until the G7 summit in June.

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"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."

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Boris Johnson wearing a suit and tie © Reuters The prime minister had been one of Trump's few close international allies, with the president labelling Johnson "fantastic," a "good man" and "Britain Trump."

However, relations broke down in recent weeks 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.

President Donald Trump slammed the phone down on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson last month after what officials described as an "apoplectic" call. 

The call, which one source described to the Financial Times as "very difficult," came after Johnson defied Trump and allowed Chinese telecoms company Huawei the rights to develop the UK's 5G network.

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Trump has offered a peculiar excuse for his pulling out. Apparently, he does not like the new US embassy. “Reason I canceled my trip to London is Labour MP David Lammy, who has been vocal in condemning Trump ’s planned trip , replied to the president’s tweet by saying: “What a load of *!

Boris Johnson , who flew back from a UN summit this morning, will address the Commons amid Mr Johnson , who was attending the UN General Assembly in New York, spoke to the Queen after the The prime minister also chaired a 30-minute phone call with his cabinet. A source told the BBC Mr

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Trump's fury was triggered by Johnson backing Huawei despite multiple threats by Trump and his allies that the United States would withdraw security co-operation with the UK if the deal went ahead.

Trump's threats reportedly "irritated" the UK government, with Johnson frustrated at the president's failure to suggest any alternatives to the deal.

Following the call, US Vice President Mike Pence said that the Trump administration had made its disappointment at the UK "very clear to them".

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