Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage Fired From UK Radio Show Via Tweet

The Guardian reports: Nigel Farage is to leave the radio station LBC “with immediate effect”, the company has announced. The Brexit party leader will no longer present his weekday evening show on the talk radio station, which has previously been investigated by the media regulator Ofcom. “Nigel Farage’s contract with LBC is up very shortly and following discussions with him, …

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Nigel Farage To CPAC Crowd: Donate To Bernie Sanders

The Telegraph reports: Nigel Farage urged Republicans to donate to Bernie Sanders’ campaign to boost Donald Trump’s re-election chance as he addressed America’s largest gathering of grassroots conservatives on Friday. “You should be backing Bernie Sanders, you should be campaigning for Bernie Sanders, you should be donating money to Bernie Sanders,” he told the audience at the Conservative Political Action …

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Leaked DMs Show Brexit Backchannel To Wikileaks

The Daily Beast reports: The man who bankrolled the campaign for Britain to quit the European Union boasted about a backchannel to WikiLeaks after Brexit leader Nigel Farage’s secret meeting with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, according to private Twitter messages that have been leaked online. The messages hacked from Farage’s biggest financial backer, Arron Banks, also …

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Britain To Celebrate Brexit With Countdown, Light Show

Politico Europe reports: Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to mark January 31 with a light show, a countdown and a special address. No. 10 will mark the U.K.’s exit at 11 p.m. with a light display in Westminster, which will include a countdown clock projected onto the black bricks of Downing Street. Other buildings on Whitehall will also be lit …

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Farage: Brexit Party Won’t Challenge Any Tory Seats

The Guardian reports: Nigel Farage has said the Brexit party will not field any candidates against the Conservatives in the 317 seats they won at the last general election, after Boris Johnson committed to leaving the EU by 2020 and pursuing a Canada-style trade deal. Farage said his party’s climbdown came after months of trying to create a leave alliance …

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Trump Pushes Brexit In Call To British Radio Show

Courthouse News reports: In a tag-team effort, President Donald Trump and Nigel Farage, a nationalist British politician supported by the far right, joined forces to push Prime Minister Boris Johnson into breaking off ties with the European Union and backing an even more hardcore Brexit strategy before the December elections. Ignoring the diplomatic protocol of not meddling in elections in …

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Nigel Farage: Trump’s Racist Attacks Are “Genius”

The Guardian reports: Nigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”. The US president’s racist remarks were widely condemned after he told the four Democrats known as the Squad to return to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came”. But the leader of Britain’s Brexit party praised Trump’s …

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Nigel Farage Demands Firing Of British Ambassador To US Over Memos Dissing Trump As In Bed With Russians

British tabloid The Sun reports: Nigel Farage has slammed the British ambassador to the US and demanded he be sacked for calling Donald Trump “inept”. Farage said Sir Kim Darroch was “totally unsuitable” to be London’s link with Washington after the diplomat blasted the US President as “incompetent” in a number of leaked memos. The Brexit Party leader fumed: “The …

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BRITAIN: Man Fined £350 For Milkshaking Nigel Farage

The BBC reports: A man who hurled milkshake over Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has been ordered to pay him compensation. Mr Farage had given a speech on 20 May in Newcastle before the European elections when he was attacked. Paul Crowther, 32, of Holeyn Road, Throckley, pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court. …

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Farage: Trump Protesters Are Commies And Extremists

“Whether you like him and like his New Yorker style or not, and some English people find it, you know, a bit difficult, a bit over the top. But the fact is through NATO we’re the closest military allies. Through intelligence sharing, we’re working together to deal with terrorism around the world. “We are the biggest investor in the USA …

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Trump Backs Boris Johnson For PM Ahead Of UK Visit

British tabloid The Sun reports: The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive interview with The Sun ahead of his three-day state visit to London, starting on Monday. His bombshell intervention into the Conservatives’ contest — just a few days before MPs start voting — is a major breach of protocol. It risks sparking a …

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Most Pro-Brexit Twitter Accounts Revealed As Bots

The Hill reports: The majority of the most active accounts on Twitter that post messages in support of the U.K.’s Brexit Party show signs of automated activity, leading researchers to believe they are so-called “bot” accounts, according to an investigation. A probe by the Institute for Strategic Discourse first reported by The Mirror found that the Brexit Party, a political …

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REPORT: Nigel Farage Now “Person Of Interest” In FBI’s Investigation Into Kremlin-Trump Campaign Collusion

The Guardian reports: Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told. Sources with knowledge of the investigation said the former Ukip leader had raised the interest of FBI investigators because of his relationships with individuals connected to …

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Nigel Farage Turns On Trump Over Syria

Yahoo News reports: They are the best of friends. But the bromance between Nigel Farage and President Donald Trump might be over after the UKIP MEP admitted he was worried by the decision to bomb Syria overnight. “I am very surprised by this,” said Farage. “I think a lot of Trump voters will be waking up this morning and scratching …

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Sean Spicer Gets Testy When Asked About Nigel Farage Meeting Julian Assange: “I Don’t Keep His Schedule”

Mediaite reports: Press Secretary Sean Spicer had a flummoxed moment on Thursday when he was asked about today’s news that Trump ally Nigel Farage went to the embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lives. “I have my own concerns here keeping track of what everyone is doing. I generally don’t worry about what’s going on across the pond,” Spicer said. …

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LONDON: Nigel Farage Meets With Julian Assange

Nope. Not suspicious at ALL. Buzzfeed reports: Nigel Farage visited the Ecuadorian embassy in west London on Thursday, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been living since he claimed asylum in 2012. The former UKIP leader spent around 40 minutes in the building and left at noon, accompanied by Christian Mitchell, the head of operations at radio station LBC, where …

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REPORT: Billionaire Breitbart Owner Secretly Helped Brexit Campaign Use “Emotional Triggers” On Facebook

The Guardian reports: The US billionaire who helped bankroll Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency played a key role in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, the Observer has learned. It has emerged that Robert Mercer, a hedge-fund billionaire, who helped to finance the Trump campaign and who was revealed this weekend as one of the owners of …

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BRUSSELS: Brexit Nutjob Nigel Farage Expertly Trolled During Pro-Trump Rant To European Parliament [VIDEO]

The Daily Record reports: Ranting Brexit cheerleader Nigel Farage was the victim of some top trolling in Brussels as a fellow MEP held up a sign behind him claiming: “He’s lying to you”. Seb Dance scribbled the note on a piece of paper along with an arrow pointing to the ex-UKIP leader and carefully positioned it behind him during a …

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Fox News Hires Brexit Engineer Nigel Farage

Unsurprising. Via press release: FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed former United Kingdom Independence Party Leader (UKIP) Nigel Farage as a contributor. In this role, he will offer political analysis across FNC and FOX Business Network’s (FBN) daytime and primetime programming. Prior to joining FNC, Farage was the leader of UKIP from 2006 to 2009 and from 2010 to 2016. …

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Brexit Engineer Nigel Farage To Attend Inauguration

Reuters reports: Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage, who has said he wants to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration, will attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration later this month. Farage, who will attend the event as a guest of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, spoke at a Trump rally in Mississippi during the U.S. presidential …

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