Lawyers representing Mr Ball lodged an application to summons Mr Johnson to court, claiming he had deliberately misled the public during the European Union referendum campaign in 2016 and then repeated the statement during the 2017 general election.
"I like him. I have always liked him", he added.
"I didn't know that she was nasty".
Asked about Meghan's backing of rival Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and suggesting she would leave the U.S. if Mr Trump won, he told The Sun: "I didn't know that. They are two very good guys, two very interesting people", Trump told journalists in footage released this afternoon .
"Nigel's had a big victory, he picked up 32 percent of the vote starting from nothing, and I think they're big powers over there - I think they've done a good job", Trump said.
When asked by the Sun about the comments, Mr Trump said he had not been aware of them, adding: "What can I say?"
Commons Leader Mel Stride, who is supporting Mr Gove, said it was not up to Mr Trump to select the next Tory leader.
He said to The Sun: "I actually have studied it very hard".
Farage has been an ally of Trump since before the US president took office, joining him on the 2016 campaign trail.
According to the summons, a crowdfunded private prosecution brought by a group called Brexit Justice, Mr Johnson deliberately made false comments about the cost of Britain's European Union membership before the referendum and the 2017 national election.
Despite demonstrations planned for his visit to the United Kingdom next week, just as they were previous year, he said he hoped he was "really loved" by the UK.
In a report from Buzzfeed on Saturday about what other states think of Boris Johnson, it was revealed that in January 2017, the then USA secretary of state John Kerry took a short farewell tour to say goodbye to some of America's closest allies.