Donald Trump Jr Says Brexit and Donald Trump’s 2016 Election are “One and the Same”
The eldest son of US president Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr, compared Brexit to the 2016 election of his father, saying that Brussels had complete control of London and was trying to “silence the voices” of the people who voted for Brexit and elected his father.
The eldest son of US President Donald Trump voiced his opinion on Brexit by comparing the current situation in the UK with the election of his father in 2016, saying the two were “one and the same.”
In an op-ed piece in the Telegraph, Donald Trump Jr said he believed the will of the people is likely to be ignored by Brussels, as the Brexit stalemate is reaching its tipping point. He asserted that Brexit should have more importance to the US as it is an example of how the “establishment elites” try to subvert the will of the people when they’re given the chance.
“Since 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May has promised on more than 50 separate occasions that Britain would leave the EU on March 29, 2019,” Trump Jr wrote, adding that May needs to honor that promise.
“But Mrs. May ignored advice from my father, and ultimately, a process that should have taken only a few short months has become a years-long stalemate, leaving the British people in limbo.”
Trump Jr was of the belief that the clock for Brexti has run out and that the threat of everything being lost is now becoming increasingly real. Some pro-Brexit politicians have even suggested that May herself is trying to sabotage Brexit, by insisting that Parliament agreed to a deal that essentially kept Britain bound to the EU indefinitely, he said.
While the topic of Brexit might be removed from the minds of average Americans, the executive vice president of the Trump business empire said that the situation was all too similar to attempts made to overturn legitimate election results in the US.
A peaceful transition of power that was expected from the incumbent Democrat government turned into collusion and conspiracy to remove Donald Trump from office, all against the will of the American people.
“In a way, you could say that Brexit and my father’s election are one and the same – the people of both the UK and the US voted to uproot the establishment for the sake of individual freedom and independence, only to see the establishment try to silence their voices and overturn their mandates”
The US President echoed his eldest son’s thoughts on the quagmire that Brexit has become. Speaking in Washington last week alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, Donald Trump said that he gave Theresa May his ideas on how to negotiate the Brexit deal. May, however, “didn’t listen to that,” Trump said, adding that the Brexit deal could have been negotiated in a different manner.
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