Trump Weighs in on Brexit, Says EU Has Been ‘Disaster’

Never one to shy away from headlines, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has weighed into the Brexit debate, stating, “If I were from Britain, I would probably not want [the EU].”

Trump made his remarks while speaking to presenter Piers Morgan for the UK’s Good Morning Britain TV show adding that, if he were to become president in the November elections, a U.K. outside of Europe would not be put to the “back of the queue” as President Barack Obama had threatened a few weeks back.

“I am going to treat everybody fairly but it wouldn’t make any difference to me whether they were in the EU or not,” Trump said. “You would certainly not be back of the queue, that I can tell you.”


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam