deal with the US, vice president Mike Pence has said. Asked if the PM’s choice – made in the face of loud opposition from the White House – could be a “deal-breaker” for a UK-US trade agreement, Mr Pence said: “We’ll see.” Donald Trump
Boris Johnson’s decision to give Chinese tech giant Huawei a role in the UK’s 5G telecoms network could block the way to a post-Brexit trade
was “apoplectic” when told of the decision by Mr Johnson last week and slammed the phone down during their talk. The PM has said Huawei will be allowed to bid only for “non-core” elements of the project while UK agencies say security risks can be managed.