Trade deals are always challenging to ratify in Congress … There will be significant resistance, as Speaker Pelosi has said, to ratifying a [U.S.-U.K.] trade agreement that is seen to harm the Good Friday agreement or the interests of people in Northern Ireland.
The personal chemistry between the [leaders of the United States and the United Kingdom] is going to be much better. [President] Trump clearly has favoured Boris [Johnson] as leader for a while. And certainly he and Boris are going to be very like-minded on Brexit.
[Boris Johnson is] coming into the government not wanting to upset Trump. We’ve all been watching Trump long enough where we know he doesn’t reciprocate. He was quick to throw Theresa May under the bus.