Trump Tweets: ‘They’ll Call Me Mr. Brexit’ As He Predicts Victory Despite Poll Numbers

U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump has said this morning: “They will soon be calling me MR. BREXIT!” in a tweet expressing how he believes he will win the U.S. election despite polling figures showing him behind Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton. Mr. Trump – who yesterday announced the hire of Breitbart’s Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon as his new campaign CEO – as well as top pollster Kellyanne Conway, is said to believe that the U.S. presidential election is similar to the United Kingdom’s European Union referendum campaign, where pollsters consistently underestimated the Brexit vote, leading to a shock victory for the populist Leave campaigners. They will soon be calling me MR. BREXIT! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 18, 2016 In late June, opinion polling showed the Brexit campaign to leave the European Union (EU) down by as much as six points, with analysts claiming this number might even be larger when considering the “Don’t Know” voters and how they would likely break for the Remain campaign. Mr. Trump appears to have learned the lessons from that incident, realising the not only are the methodologies of pollsters imperfect, but some of them are even changing their methodologies if Mr. Trump