Nigel Farage, the chief of Britain’s Brexit Social gathering and an ally of President Donald Trump, needed to make a scene on one in every of his final days as a member of the European Parliament.
However possibly not in the way in which he’d hoped.
Farage, a staunch defender of Trump who the president has beforehand prompt ought to grow to be Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., and different members of his anti-EU get together on Wednesday had been admonished for waving the U.Okay.’s nationwide flag within the Parliament chamber throughout his closing tackle.
Farage’s microphone was then minimize off as Irish lawmaker Mairead McGuinness, first vice chairman of the European Parliament, instructed the group to “put your flags away, you’re leaving, and take them with you in case you are leaving now.”
“Goodbye,” McGuinness added, prompting cheers from different lawmakers.
Take a look at the video right here:
Mairead McGuinness cuts Nigel Farage’s mic – “Sit down, put your flags away – you are leaving – & take them with you – goodbye” 👍 pic.twitter.com/XM1hztMelA
— Haggis_UK 🇬🇧 🇪🇺 (@Haggis_UK) January 29, 2020
The footage of Farage quickly went viral on Twitter:
Nigel Farage and the Brexit Social gathering. Charmless and graceless to the final. Constant, I suppose
— John Crace (@JohnJCrace) January 29, 2020