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White House Says Change to Brexit Deal May Hurt US-UK Trade Push

Karine Jean-Pierre
Karine Jean-PierrePhotographer: Chris Kleponis/CNP/Bloomberg

Any attempt to roll back rules governing the UK’s post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland could hurt chances of a bilateral trade agreement with the US, the White House said Wednesday. 

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said there is “no formal linkage” between the two issues but warned new British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s government against such a move.