World Media

General election 2019: Boris Johnson warns Donald Trump against election endorsement

Britain's Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson visits Chulmleigh College while campaigning for the general election in Chulmleigh Devon southwest England on Thursday. — AFP

Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned on Friday it will be "best" if U.S. President Donald Trump doesn't get entangled in Britain's election when he visits London for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit subsequent week.

The party's leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said the 451-page dossier was "proof" the Conservatives were putting the NHS "up for sale", as it showed a request for "total market access" from the U.S., and proposals around drug pricing and patents.

The comments came as an official said Trump is "absolutely cognisant" of the importance of not interfering in other nations' elections.

Boris Johnson has warned the U.S. president against giving him an endorsement ahead of the general election on 12 December.

The White House has confirmed there's no plan for Trump to meet with Johnson, although he will have meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines, which could turn fiery following the French leader's recent call for Europe to rethink transatlantic relations and its defense structure.

U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speak at the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, Aug. 25, 2019. Trump previously said everything including health should be on the table in trade talks, though he later said health would not be.

The president's visit will come as Labour warns that the NHS will be "up for sale" to United States corporations in a post-Brexit trade deal under the Tories.

Labour's Corbyn has mentioned Johnson will dump components of Britain's broadly cherished well being service to US companies after Brexit, which Johnson has denied.

"The NHS is not for sale", he said. His aides say he hopes Trump might be drawn into again criticizing Johnson's European Union exit deal, as he did earlier this month on a London radio show hosted by Farage.

As the election campaign enters its final weeks, Johnson told a press conference he wanted to keep in place preparations the government has made for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

The US president, who expressed his condolences to the Prime Minister after the London Bridge attack, is set to visit Buckingham Palace for a reception on Tuesday, before he joins world leaders in Watford the following day.

Among all Americans, Lincoln reigned supreme once again, beating Trump with a majority vote of 75 percent.