Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union.
White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that President Donald Trump is eager for a U.S. trade deal with Britain once it breaks away from the European Union.
The Cambridge Analytica headquarters in London were raided by 18 law enforcement officers from the British Information Ministry on Friday evening after a judge granted a search warrant.
According to news reports, the warrant and the British Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, were “seeking access to records held by Cambridge Analytica which faces allegations it may have illegally acquired the information of millions of Facebook users and used it to profile and target voters during political campaigns.”
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that Britons were lied to during the campaign before the Brexit referendum last year and he lashed out at those behind the 'Out' campaign for not taking responsibility when they won.
The conservatives driving Brexit's success depended on fear, anti-globalism, tribalism and anti-immigration exactly like Donald Trump's campaign.
"Maybe he's two Donalds...Maybe Today He's Not Running For President, He's Selling Suites." But he's not two Donalds and he's always selling suites.
"If Trump fails #Texit seems to be our best remedy." So the best remedy for sanity is insanity. Okay, GOP, we get that.
Fox News has never let little details like geography, reality, or common sense stop them before, so it is no surprise that they are blaming President Obama for Brexit.
Trump said, "You know, if Obama wanted it the other way, if he said leave, she would have said leave. She does whatever he wants her to. Now, you know why, but that's okay, we don't have to get into that."
Wallowing in her usual delusion of persecution, Sarah Palin sees Brexit as declaring Independence and urged America to leave the "shackles" of the UN.
There is a great deal of chatter among the political talking heads who are trying to connect the Brexit vote to the US presidential campaign. Most of their analysis is grasping, but there is one key lesson that Democrats need to learn from Brexit, and it is summed up neatly in a single chart.
Donald Trump arrived in Scotland early this morning, and congratulated them for their vote to take their country back. The problem is Scotland didn’t vote to Leave the UK.