Britain’s far right nationalist and campaigner Nigel Farage who spearheaded the Brexit referendum that saw Britain officially break away from the European Union has waded into the Russia collusion scandal, defending Donald Trump Jr’s emails which the latter released on Twitter following an investigation by The New York Times.
Pundits and analysts say Trump Jr only released the emails publicly after learning that The New York Times had acquired the emails and would release them if he didn’t.
Nigel Farage of the UK Independence Party claimed that Donald Trump Jr did nothing wrong meeting with the Russians and that the email scandal would be dead and forgotten within a week.
In a video clip posted by Nigel Farage, he claimed that Donald Trump Jr was being attacked and treated unfairly because he was defending his father.
“Donald Jr. is pretty much the best public supporter of his father that there is in the business and he’s done nothing wrong at all,” Farage said. “Certainly nothing wrong compared to some of the things Hillary was accused of in the campaign.”
Nigel Farage has been keeping a low profile since he resigned as leader of his far right party, the UK Independence Party and has worked as a pundit for Fox News and now a radio jock at a London radio station. He was tipped to become Britain’s Ambassador to Washington after Donald Trump recommended him to be picked as Ambassador but the UK Government refused the recommendation.
Nigel Farage has called for all foreigners to be ejected from Britain and for the closure of some mosques. His Party, the UK Independence Party came last in the previous UK general elections and he is now focusing on building a career as a radio jock on LBC, a London radio station.
He is a close friend of Donald Trump and at one point appeared at a rally with Trump during the 2016 US Presidential campaigns where he spoke and campaigned for Trump.