London (CNN) Every four years, the world watches as Americans decide who will occupy the most powerful office on Earth. It stands to reason that the UK would turn to its most important single ally for support during this period; the presidential term of whoever wins on November 3 expires at roughly the same time Britons are expected to next go to the polls in 2024. […] Donald Trump and Boris Johnson onstage during the annual NATO heads of government summit on December 4, 2019 in Watford, England. […] Rifkind believes that if Trump were to make overtures to Britain, “Johnson is at least smart enough to know that being chums with Trump is not something that helps him with the British public.” […] Worse for Johnson, some believe that even in the case of a Trump victory, the special relationship might not really be special enough for Trump to prop him up.
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