Farage To Address RNC In Cleveland, Says Brexit Has ‘Lessons’ For America

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Nigel Farage will be attending the Republican National Convention, where he will tell delegates that Brexit holds lessons for America. UKIP European Member of Parliament (MEP) and former party leader Nigel Farage will be heading to Cleveland, Ohio, next week to attend the Republican National Committee Convention. USA Today reported that Mr. Farage said the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) holds lessons for America. “Having criticised President Obama for getting involved in British politics, I am not about to endorse anybody…But I do know a lot of people in the Republican Party, and I’ll be interested to hear what Donald Trump has to say in his big speech,” said Mr. Farage who will be attending as an observer. Mr. Farage denied that there had been a direct invitation to attend from Republican Presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Discussing the barrier that membership to the EU creates for the ‘special relationship’, Mr. Farage stated: “Staying inside the EU would be profoundly damaging for the U.S.-UK relationship because as the EU develops more and more foreign policy, it reduces the UK’s ability to independently make decisions and continue to be America’s closest ally through NATO and everything else.” The UKIP MEP expressed disappointment that Theresa May, who supported the campaign to Remain