EXCLUSIVE – Farage Tells Breitbart: ‘Obama Visit Caused “Brexit Bounce”, Swayed Vote In Favour Of Leave’

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage told Breitbart that the visit by President Obama, where he threatened to send Britain to the “back of the queue” if the public voted to leave the European Union (EU), backfired and caused a “Brexit Bounce”, swaying Britons to vote for Brexit. Comparing the outcome to the American Independence Day, Mr. Farage said: “You [Americans] have your Independence Day where in July you celebrate being your own country, governing yourself, having your own courts, controlling your own borders and that’s what happened to us yesterday. “We have broken away from a political union where our power was being overruled, our courts were being overruled,  and we had a complete open border for anybody from southern and eastern Europe, so this is a major historic step.” On the EU post-Brexit, he said: “We’ve not just changed British history. I’m sure that the EU project itself will now come tumbling down.  I would like to think and hope that right across the globe what we’ve done is to prove that people power can beat the establishment. “The European Union project has failed.  It is dying before your very eyes.  It is unwanted, it is unloved, and people across the country