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President Trump shakes hands with Boris Johnson during the U.N. General Assembly in 2017. The United Kingdom and the United States are about to be led by two remarkably similar figures. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Similarities Between Boris Johnson And Donald Trump

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The U.K. And The U.S. Could Both Be Led By Blunt-Spoken Populists

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The British Embassy in Washington, D.C. Kim Darroch resigned as U.K. ambassador to the U.S. on Wednesday, after cables in which he criticized the Trump administration were leaked. Boris Johnson, expected to become the new prime minister, said nothing in Darroch's support. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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U.K. Ambassador To U.S. Resigns After Criticizing Trump Administration

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Members Of Britain's Conservative Party Begin Voting For New Leader

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Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson speaks at a hustings event at Carlisle Racecourse on June 29, in Carlisle, England. The winner of the party's leadership vote, to be announced on July 23, will also take up the post of prime minister. Ian Forsyth/Getty Images hide caption

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'He's A Flawed Character And They Do Not Care': The Rise Of U.K.'s Boris Johnson

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What An NPR Correspondent Learned By Working As A Taxi Driver In Shanghai

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Trump Pledges To Do A Big Trade Deal With The U.K. Once It Leaves The European Union

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Trump Meets With May On UK Visit

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump for a state banquet in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London on Monday, the first day of the U.S. president and first lady's three-day state visit to the U.K. Dominic Lipinski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In His U.K. Visit, Trump Navigates A Strained Trans-Atlantic Relationship

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Trump Met By Protesters, Some Supporters Upon Arrival In London

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Trump's U.K. Visit Puts Strain On The Countries' Special Relationship

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On Eve Of U.K. Visit, Trump Weighs In On Prime Minister Pick, Brexit

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