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Mr Farage said he was tempted to move to the US
The former UKIP leader became close allies with Donald Trump after he gave a speech at a Republican convention convention, with the 52-year-old campaigning for the billionaire in the final months of the presidential race.
Mr Farage has even been pitched to become a “close unofficial adviser” to the President, after visiting him in New York shortly after his shock win last November.
And he has now landed himself a role as a political commentator with major US news channel Fox news, leaving many believing he could make a move to America permanently.
But Nigel Farage has ruled out a quick move to Washington – claiming the British public needed him to ensure the result of the June 23 referendum was properly carried out.
Mr Farage helped during Trump's presidential campaign
He said: “There is a huge temptation to up-sticks and move to America.
“There is but I am not going to do it because the Brexit process – despite Theresa May’s great speech this week – is not over yet.
“I couldn’t contemplate living anywhere else in the world.
“It is very tempting but it is not going to happen – I want to see this through.”
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British politician Nigel Farage arrives at Trump Tower on December 15, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.
I am not going to do it because the Brexit process – despite Theresa May’s great speech this week – is not over yet.
Mr Farage added he had a “fantastic seat” in Brussels, where he has been an MEP for the South West of England since 1999, to ensure that Britain gets the best deal out of its negotiations with the European Union.
He said: “Paul Nuttall can run UKIP and he will do well with it.
“I will do the European piece, and doing commentary on radio or writing, and keeping as much pressure on as I possibly can.”
Mr Farage said he wanted to see Brexit through
Farage claimed many Leave voters still had worries over Brexit
But while he hailed Theresa May’s speech on Brexit as “wonderful”, he claimed many Leave voters still had worries over Brexit.
One particular cause for concern is that any transitional deal agreed with the EU could see open door immigration continue in the UK until 2021.
Claiming “that is not what people voted for”, Mr Farage added this could mean another one million migrants would be allowed into Britain over the next four years.
Paul Nuttall has been confirmed as the UKIP candidate for the Stoke Central by-election
He said: “People are ringing me and saying ‘this is ridiculous, we have got to sort this out’.
“The fact is I could play a constructive role, I could be helpful.
“I would love to, I don’t want paying, I don’t need an official position, I would like to be able to help.”
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Continued cooperation with the EU to tackle terrorism and international crime.
But the Eurosceptic also hinted he could continue to offer advice and friendship towards the new US President despite remaining in the UK.
He added: “He does like me – simple as that. I think he has a good agenda. I genuinely think our countries have shared interests and I am excited about that.
“I would love to help if I could in any way at all, in helping to cement the relationship.
“The British Government has got one or two fences to mend with the Trump administration.”