US and Britain could sign sector-by-sector trade deals, says John Bolton

After meeting with PM, Trump security adviser talks up post-Brexit relationshipDonald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, has said Britain and the US could sign sector-by-sector free-trade deals prior to a comprehensive trade deal...

US and Britain could sign sector-by-sector trade deals, says John Bolton

After meeting with PM, Trump security adviser talks up post-Brexit relationship

Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, has said Britain and the US could sign sector-by-sector free-trade deals prior to a comprehensive trade deal as a way of helping the UK cope with the consequences of leaving the EU on 31 October without a deal.

Bolton said the mini-deals, focusing on areas such as the car and other industries, could be negotiated quickly, and would receive overwhelming bipartisan support in Congress. He was speaking after meeting Boris Johnson and senior British officials in London on Monday.

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