BREXIT: Trump: Prepare for no deal and send in Farage – BBC News

Donald Trump and Nigel Farage

Donald Trump and Nigel Farage – Trump Rally in August 2016

[BBC News – 02 June 2019]  Nigel Farage should be involved in the government’s Brexit negotiations and the UK should be prepared to leave the EU with no deal, Donald Trump has said.

In a Sunday Times interview, the US president was critical of government’s Brexit negotiations, saying it left the EU “with all the cards.”

The interview comes before his state visit to the UK begins on Monday June 3, 2019           

On Saturday Mr Trump also said Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” Conservative Party leader.

Breaking with diplomatic convention, Mr Trump said the leader of the Brexit Party – an arch critic of Prime Minister Theresa May – “has a lot to offer” in negotiations with the EU, and should be included.

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