Ted Cruz: Post-Brexit UK Will Be ‘Front Of The *LINE*’ If I Am President… Obama ‘Slapped You In The Face’

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Ted Cruz has hit out at U.S. President Barack Obama’s comments that Britain would be “back of the queue” for the trade deal with the United States if it leaves the European Union. Writing in The Times of London, Mr Cruz says: Instead of standing with our allies President Obama routinely hurls insults at them. Sadly, it happened in London last Friday, when the President of the United States informed the British people they would be at the “back of the queue” for a US-UK free trade deal if they dared to vote to leave the EU on June 23. This was nothing less than a slap in the face of British self-determination as the president, typically, elevated an international organisation over the rights of a sovereign people. I believe Britain’s future in Europe is a matter for the British people to decide. If Britain does vote to leave the EU, the United States should respect that decision — and treat it as an opportunity for our own country. If I am elected to be the next president of the United States, we will ensure that the special relationship is strengthened rather than weakened, and that America works closely with