United States President, Donald Trump has congratulated United Kingdom controversial Prime Minister, Boris Johnson after his Conservative party swept aside Labour in a snap election.
Official results from Thursday’s poll showed the Conservatives had won 361 of the 650 seats up for grabs in the House of Commons as of 6:30am (06:30 GMT) on Friday, with results in five seats still to be declared. Turnout was about 67 percent, Aljazeera reports.
Trump in his congratulatory message posted on his twitter handle, said, “Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his great WIN! Britain and the United States will now be free to strike a massive new Trade Deal after BREXIT.”
“This deal has the potential to be far bigger and more lucrative than any deal that could be made with the E.U. Celebrate Boris!”