British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says rebuilding full trade relationships with the United States and other countries outside the EU carries enormous opportunities for post-Brexit Britain. Speaking in Greenwich, London, Johnson said the U.K.wants to have a “thriving trade and economic relationship” with the European Union, and be at the forefront of global free trade.
British Prime minister Boris Johnson says that Britain ‘will not engage in any kind of dumping’ and that the country is not ‘leaving the EU to undermine the EU standards’ as he gives a speech on post-Brexit relations with the European Union in Greenwich. SOUNDBITE
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Joe Biden touched a Connecticut woman inappropriately at a 2009 fundraiser, including rubbing noses with her, the woman said Monday, days after another woman said the ex–vice president gave her an unwanted kiss on the back of her head in 2014.
“He put his hand around my neck and pulled me in to rub noses with me. When he was pulling me in, I thought he was going to kiss me on the mouth,” Amy Lappos told the Hartford Courant.
“It wasn’t sexual,” she added.
Lappos said she met Biden at an October 2009 fundraiser in Greenwich, Connecticut, for U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, a Connecticut Democrat. Lappos was a congressional aide to Himes at the time, and said she was in the kitchen with other volunteers when Biden approached her. There are three photos that show Lappos with Biden at the event, the Courant reported, though they were taken before the nose-rubbing incident.
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