Nigel Farage on Donald Trump: Now we have someone who understands post-Brexit Britain

Nigel Farage has made his views on the US presidential election clear on Twitter

Nigel Farage and Donald Trump

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has commended Donald Trump for his election victory over Hillary Clinton

While not officially endorsing anyone in the race, a few months ago Farage told crowds at a Donald Trump rally who he wouldn't vote for - Hillary Clinton. 

Following Trump's surprise victory, the leader of UKIP released a series of tweets detailing how he is looking "forward to a closer relationship between USA & UK", and warned of "further political shocks in the years to come."

Perhaps Mr Farage is gunning for that ambassadorial role he mentioned earlier this week.

The full statement is below: