The US president joked about Mr Sunak’s house in Santa Monica because the pair met following the announcement of the Aukus submarine pact.
“Initially, I wish to welcome you again to California. He is a Stanford man, and he nonetheless has a house right here in California,” he stated.
“That is why I am being very good to you, perhaps you’ll be able to invite me to your house in California. However all kidding apart, I believe it is an historic day for our international locations.”
Forward of their talks, Mr Sunak dampened any hopes that he may get the president to reopen negotiations on a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US.
The Prime Minister insisted transatlantic commerce was “rising massively anyway” as he praised pacts with particular person states forward of his assembly with the US president in San Diego on Monday.
A free commerce take care of the world’s largest economic system had been touted as one of many prizes of leaving the European Union however negotiations have stalled.
Mr Sunak insisted his new Windsor pact with the EU was a “nice step ahead” for Northern Eire, following hopes it may ease tensions with Democrats within the US and pave the best way for commerce talks.
However the Prime Minister downplayed the concentrate on a free commerce take care of the US, telling GB Information: “America is at all times, and has at all times been for a very long time, our closest financial relationship, it is our single greatest commerce accomplice.”
Requested if the commerce deal is off the desk, Mr Sunak stated: “It is simply folks ought to really know that our relationship with America economically could be very robust, our exports are rising massively anyway and we’re concluding agreements with states.”