Trump backs Nigel Farage as British ambassador to US

UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands with US President-elect Donald Trump during their meeting at Trump Tower in New YorkDonald Trump has tweeted that Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage “would do a great job” as British ambassador to the US, in the latest unorthodox intervention by the president-elect. The decision on who is appointed to represent the United Kingdom in Washington is a matter for the British government, but that did not stop the controversial property mogul turned world leader from weighing in on social media. “Many people would like to see @Nigel_Farage represent Great Britain as their Ambassador to the United States,” Trump said on his Twitter account.

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