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Nigel Farage

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Third-Party Descriptions

July 2016: "Nigel Paul Farage (/ˈfærɑːʒ/;[2] born 3 April 1964) is a British politician and was the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) until 4 July 2016, having held the position since November 2010, and previously from September 2006 to November 2009.[3] Since 1999 he has been a Member of the European Parliament for South East England. He co-chairs the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (formerly "Europe of Freedom and Democracy") group.[4] He has been noted for his sometimes controversial speeches in the European Parliament[5][6] and has strongly criticised the Euro....Farage was a key figurehead for the British exit from the EU in 2016."

July 2016: "After the vote passed, Nigel Farage, a leading Brexit campaigner, said he had been mistaken in saying the savings from the £350 million that supposedly went to the E.U. — itself misleading — could be used for the health service. That was followed by various expressions of regret by some pro-Brexit voters who now believe they were misled."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Opponent (past or present) European Union, The (EU) Organization Jul 4, 2016
Opponent (past or present) Prime Minister David Cameron Person Jul 4, 2016

Articles and Resources

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Jul 03, 2016 Fair Play in a Fact-Challenged Political Landscape (Mediator)

QUOTE: Mr. Lewandowski’s hiring represents a signal moment in political journalism’s evolving embrace of political operatives: A major mainstream news organization is using a commentator who is legally prohibited from sharing the unvarnished truth on the subject — Mr. Trump — he was hired to talk about.

New York Times