Boris Johnson praises Trump as a 'great global brand' in Fox News interview

LONDON — Boris Johnson has praised US President Donald Trump as a “great global brand” in an interview with Fox News on Thursday afternoon.

The UK Foreign Secretary paid tribute to Trump on a visit the US where is attempting to persuade the President not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal.

Speaking to Fox News, Johnson said: “The American President is just one of the huge, great global brands, and he is penetrating corners of the global consciousness that I think few other presidents have ever done.”

Johnson is under pressure back in the UK, with politicians across the British spectrum calling on him to resign.

Johnson’s mistaken claim that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was in Iran to teach journalism when she was arrested in Tehran last year is being used against the imprisoned Brit as evidence as she faces another five years being added to her sentence.

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