Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” choice for the Conservative Party leadership.
In an interview with the Sun ahead of high-level visits to the UK, Mr Trump said: “I speculate Boris would do a very good job.”
The US president said other candidates seek ways to his endorsement, lending: “I could help anybody.”
His commentaries came as Home Secretary Sajid Javid became the latest leader competitor to say he was prepared to leave the EU with no deal.
Writing in the Daily Mail, Mr Javid ruled out regarding another referendum, an early general election or rescinding Article 50 to end the Brexit process.