Nigel Farage Trumped By UK Prime Minister

In reply to Trump's tweet about Farage representing the United Kingdom as an ambassador to the United States, Downing Street simply said that there was "no vacancy". "This is a man with whom we can do business", Farage posted.

Suffolk MP Dan Poulter issued a broadside on stand-in UKIP leader Nigel Farage in the House of Commons after USA president-elect Donald Trump suggested the MEP should become Britain's Washington ambassador.

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to make big changes when it comes to U.S. foreign policy.

Mr Trump said on Twitter.

"I think this is an indication that the relationship between Trump and Prime Minister May is going to be off to a rocky start", he said, suggesting that Farage might well work closely with Trump even without British government backing.

"We have a first rate ambassador in Washington doing a very good job", Johnson told MPs in parliament. "We already have an excellent ambassador to the USA".

Britain rejects an unprecedented call by a USA president to appoint an ambassador in Washington, dismissing President-elect's choice, Nigel Farage, for the post.

Farage: "I would do anything to help our national interest and to help cement ties with the incoming Anglophile administration".

More news: LSU rolls past Texas A&M
More news: Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins on her professional debut
More news: Murder Charges Filed in Wayne State Police Officer's Shooting

"Politicians who have been openly abusive about Trump now pretend to be his friend". Foreign leaders typically have no input in whom other countries select to serve as ambassadors.

Nigel Farage wants to move from despicable Brussels to the splendid Washington in the service of a relationship that could be more "special" if founded on the political bond of the Brexit and Trump movements.

Foreign Secretary Johnson also said in jest, without mentioning Farage by name, that perhaps he should instead apply to be ambassador to Tehran, signaling 10 Downing Street's general disdain for the Independence Party leader.

Mr. Trump's tweet received a cool response in official circles.

Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks denied to the New York Times that Trump discussed wind farms during his meeting with Farage.

Farage returned the favor by campaigning for Trump in MS, and he became the first foreign politician invited to Trump Tower after Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton.

Prime Minister Theresa May, who congratulated Trump on his victory, was swift to reject such an undiplomatic proposal, with a spokesman saying Britain already had an excellent ambassador to Washington and that London would appoint its own envoys.

Trump told May that he was a "big fan of the Queen" when the pair spoke by telephone following his victory, and is also reported to have told Farage that his late mother Mary would have been "chuffed to bits when I meet the Queen".

Related News:

  • Ronaldo scores 2 as Real Madrid equals Ancelotti's run

    Zidane insisted there was nothing to worry about concerning Mateo Kovacic, who was replaced by Isco with nine minutes to go. Bale will be out for approximately four months following surgery on his ankle according to the BBC .
    Pros and cons of Black Friday for SMEs

    Pros and cons of Black Friday for SMEs

    Big-box-stores Costco and Sam's Club will be closed on Turkey Day, preparing for Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend. You can now purchase Xbox and game bundles for £199.99 and PS4 consoles including game and gift card for £249.99.
    Murray ends season as No. 1, beats Djokovic at ATP finals

    Murray ends season as No. 1, beats Djokovic at ATP finals

    Murray completed the feat despite Djokovic winning two 2016 Grand Slams ( Australian Open , French Open). "I'm exhausted . I've played so much tennis over the last few months".
  • Somalia: 11 killed in car bomb blast in the capital

    Somalia: 11 killed in car bomb blast in the capital

    The government, United Nations officials and worldwide donors havesaid security issues prevented a broader vote. Around 14,000 people representing Somalia's federal states have been chosen to picket the 275 lawmakers.
    PS4 Pro deal for United Kingdom  with two free games and NOW TV

    PS4 Pro deal for United Kingdom with two free games and NOW TV

    Xbox: Save $50 on Xbox One S Deep Blue Special Edition 500GB Console with Gears of War 4 Bundle for Xbox. We've scoured the web to find out the best PS4 Black Friday 2016 deals in the US.

    Gunners Star Voices Frustration Over Bit-Part Role At Arsenal

    Two players who will definitely not be involved due to injury are Spain pair Santi Cazorla and Hector Bellerin. Carrick's ability was never in doubt, but he may well have just forced his way back into Mourinho's plans.
  • Trump condemns push to force recounts in 3 states

    Stein filed for vote recount in the state of Wisconsin Friday, and promised to ask for the same in MI and Pennsylvania next week. Elias said the campaign would also take part in recounts in the states of MI and Pennsylvania if those recounts were arranged.
    Judge declares mistrial in fatal police shooting of Sam DuBose

    Judge declares mistrial in fatal police shooting of Sam DuBose

    Officer Ray Tensing fatally shot Samuel DuBose, 43, during a traffic stop as DuBose started to drive off. Tensing was sacked from the University of Cincinnati Police Department after being indicted in July 2015.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek re-election next year

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek re-election next year

    Merkel alerted top members of her Christian Democrat Union party, or CDU, about her decision to run a few days ago. Merkel has been CDU chairman since April 2000 and German chancellor since November 2005.
  • Lightning have no choice but to push on without Stamkos

    Lightning have no choice but to push on without Stamkos

    The Lightning had labeled the forward as out "indefinitely" until the statement released on Thursday night. Johnson has had a slow start to the 2016-17 season but seems to be coming around slowly.
    Donald Trump takes U-turn, drops plans to investigate Hillary Clinton's email server

    Donald Trump takes U-turn, drops plans to investigate Hillary Clinton's email server

    While most of the focus was on this first flip-flop, Trump was hardly done revising his positions. As pointed out earlier, there is an ongoing investigation into the Clinton Foundation.

    Cowboys-Redskins on Thanksgiving: Dallas seeks 10th straight

    Looking at the bigger picture, Washington is holding on to a wild card spot with a number of teams bunched up behind it. With all the changes since that 2012 meeting, these teams are long overdue for another Thanksgiving showdown.


Most liked

LG Refunds Nexus 5X, Leaves G4 In The Dark!
Earlier this month, it also became clear that many recent Nexus devices will go on to receive Android 7.1 as well. With the advent of Google's new Pixel range of smartphones in 2016, the Nexus line has been discontinued.

Kanye West Was Reportedly Battling Paranoia and Deep Depression Before Recent Hospitalization
Following Kanye West's hospitalization last week, reports have continued to trickle in concerning the reasons for his check-in. Kanye's paranoia has been building over the last few months, according to a source close to him .

Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial
It's easy for these pro-Marcos people to say that, he said, because they did not share the pain of the victims' families. The stealthy burial enraged democracy advocates and sparked protests in Manila and other cities.

Fantastic Beasts 2: Eddie Redmayne Teases Sequel Title
As soon as the movie begins, the familiar tone of "Hedwig's Theme" brought me back into the world of Harry Potter . Welcome to the land of Harry Potter , where dragons fly and the people you love the most die.

Jill Stein Files for Vote Recount in Wisconsin
The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump narrowly won the Wisconsin by a narrow margin of 22,000 votes. However, he says without the machines being examined, there would be no way to tell.

Trump Not Too Keen On Intelligence Briefings
Bush also received near-daily briefings but had to wait until December 5, which was on account of the Florida recount. Among his appointments was former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.

Everton boss Ronald Koeman hopes to get respect from Southampton fans
Puel is definitely not shying away from giving the young players a chance and we've got two or three that now are regulars. "It will be special because we had two seasons at Southampton but I am now the Everton manager", added Koeman.

Trump calls for national healing, unity on Thanksgiving
The daughter of Indian immigrants, the 44-year-old politician is a rising star in the Republican Party's right wing. A local party official says Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein will seek a recount in Wisconsin.

In shift, Trump says humans may be causing global warming
The Wall Street Journal editorial page is among the most prominent voices calling on him to sell everything. The most recent Trump Cabinet-level picks to be announced were South Carolina Gov.

Obama gathers key Europe leaders amid questions about Trump
The entire site was closed to the public for the day for Obama's visit, which has taken place amid stringent security measures.

Andy Murray determined to drown out distractions at ATP World Tour Finals
Now beyond their prime, both athletes are plagued with injuries and struggling to keep their bodies in tact to push beyond their playing years.

Japan and South Korea sign long-awaited intelligence-sharing deal
The South Korean government is already under pressure over a scandal that involves a close associate of President Park Geun-hye. The signing comes less than a month after the two countries resumed negotiations for the agreement following a four-year halt.

Turkey rethinks child rape bill after protests
With more and more Syrians fleeing to the European country, an increasing number of younger aged girls are getting married. It comes after a shocking rise in violence against women in Turkey , which has risen by 40 per cent in the past decade.

Jurgen Klopp says opposition teams shouldn't do this
That part of the game plan certainly worked, with Southampton prevented from mustering a single effort on target. Because again we did well, we came through.

Facebook builds censorship tool to attain China re-entry
The feature was created just to help Facebook get into China , a market where social networking has been blocked. The censorship tool is causing controversy within Facebook , which has openness as a mission statement .





Most Commented