President Trump has backed the new Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, describing him as “a really great guy”.
Conte was the pick of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and Lega.
Just met the new Prime Minister of Italy, @GiuseppeConteIT, a really great guy. He will be honored in Washington, at the @WhiteHouse, shortly. He will do a great job – the people of Italy got it right!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2018
Conte has been outspoken on Russia, agreeing with Trump that the country should be back in the G8.
— GiuseppeConte (@GiuseppeConteIT) June 8, 2018
Trump and Italy’s new Eurosceptic regime a potential new alliance and friends of Brexit Britain.