Boris Johnson admitted Joe Biden has ‘a lot of fish to fry’ before signing trade deal with Britain
JOE Biden has “a lot of fish to fry” before signing a trade deal with Britain, Boris Johnson admitted last night.
Boris Johnson admitted that Joe Biden has ‘a lot of fish to fry’ before signing a trade deal with Britain[/caption]
Speaking to The Sun the PM said: ‘Joe has a lot of fish to fry. What we want is a good free trade agreement, a great one’[/caption]
British officials had hoped to get a deal by mid-way through Biden’s White House term in late 2022.
No10 said they did “not recognise that target” and BoJo remained “confident of securing a good deal for the British public”.
But speaking to The Sun on board his RAF Voyager yesterday, the PM said: “Joe has a lot of fish to fry.
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“He’s got a huge infrastructure package, he’s got a build-back-better package.
“We want to do it, but what we want is a good free trade agreement, a great one.”
Mr Johnson has been addressing the United Nations in New York — and will travel to the US capital today.