Trump says Boris Johnson "will be great"
Boris Johnson has been elected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party.
He beat out his rival Jeremy Hunt by a more than 2 to 1 margin.
He will become British Prime Minister tomorrow.
Donald Trump has said Mr Johnson "will be great" as British prime minister.
The US President tweeted his congratulations within half an hour of the result being announced in London.
Congratulations to Boris Johnson on becoming the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will be great!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2019
Politicians are often judged by their first 100 days in charge, and it's exactly 100 days until the UK is due to leave the EU.