Boris Johnson STILL hopeful UK WILL get trade a deal with US.

BULLISH Boris Johnson remained defiant today that a US free-trade deal "was still there to be done" despite Joe Biden sinking hopes of an agreement any time soon.

The PM admitted there was no chance of inking a fast and comprehensive deal with Washington but he would instead try salvaging small gains to help UK sellers.

An audience at the White House last night failed to kick-start stalled talks over trans-Atlantic trade.

Putting a brave face on the disappointment, Mr Johnson said: "What we're wanting to do is make solid incremental steps on trade.

"The Biden administration is not doing free trade deals around the world right now but I have absolutely every confidence that a great deal is there to be done."

Gesturing at the US Capitol which he visited today, the PM added: "And there's plenty of people in that building behind me who certainly want to do one."

He hailed a breakthrough in lifting America's ban on British lamb that will allow Welsh farmers to sell across the pond.

After yesterday's efforts to grease the wheels on a free-trade deal failed Mr Johnson eyed joining the existing trading alliance between the US, Canada and Mexico.

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