Trump: Farage Would do ‘Great Job’ As UK Ambassador to USA

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President-elect Donald J. Trump has ostensibly thrown his support behind the idea of UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage becoming the British Ambassador to the United States in a tweet issued late on Monday night. The next president of the United States issued the statement, unprompted, via his Twitter feed, stating that the idea was popular amongst “many people” in a move that is sure to set the British political establishment into a further tailspin. Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2016 Writing at 9:22pm on Monday night, the President-elect said: “Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States. He would do a great job!” The tweet comes as the British political establishment struggles to deal with the fact that Mr. Farage was the first foreign politician to visit the President-elect after his victory over Secretary Hillary Clinton on November 8th. The Prime Minister, Theresa May, and her Downing Street operation went into overdrive in order to play down Mr. Farage’s role in the U.S.-UK relationship,