LONDON (dpa-AFX) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is looking forward to working with Joe Biden. On Wednesday, the conservative politician congratulated the new US President and Vice President Kamala Harris on their “historic” inauguration via Twitter. “America’s leadership is fundamental on issues that affect us all, from climate change to Covid, and I look forward to working with President Biden,” said Johnson.
The relationship between the British Prime Minister and the new US President is considered to be biased. Johnson had made no friends with the US Democrats when, during the election campaign leading up to the 2016 Brexit referendum, he insinuated in a newspaper article that ex-President Barack Obama had a grudge against the former colonial power Great Britain because of his Kenyan roots. Biden later referred to Johnson as a “physical and emotional clone” of his predecessor Donald Trump./cm/DP/nas