Nigel Farage has been hired as a political commentator by Fox News
Fox news, owned by Rupert Murdoch, announced during Donald Trump’s inauguration that the former Ukip leader will provide political analysis on its main news and business channels.
Brexit is great, but Trump is Brexit plus plus plus
Shortly after the inauguration Farage told Fox Business: “Listening to the speech today, this is a political revolution and it's very exciting."
Farage praised the ceremony and Donald Trump’s speech, tweeting: "A very strong speech by @POTUS. He means it."
It comes as the leading Brexit campaigner obtained his own political show on LBC a few weeks ago.
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The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
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US President Donald Trump points to the stands as he walks with his wife Melania during the Inaugural Parade.
But Liberal Democrats spokesman condemned his radio role and suggested his work as an MEP could be sabotaged by his long hours on air.
But Farage swiftly said his new job would make “no difference to his job as an MEP”.
Farage who was the first British politician to meet the newly-inaugurated President, previously said he wants to be a “bridge” between the UK and Trump’s administration.
In response, the President tweeted that Farage would make a good British ambassador to the US, although Downing Street swiftly rejected his idea, saying there was “no vacancy”.
On Thursday night, Farage and Aaron Banks, who funded the Leave.EU campaign, held a party at a Washington hotel near the White House.
During his speech at the event, Farage hailed Trump and said: "He was right when he called it a movement but a movement can’t exist, a movement can’t flourish without a leader and Trump is the only person I’ve ever met in my life who makes me feel like an introvert.
Nigel Farage recently obtained his own LBC show
"He is the only person I have ever met in my life who makes me fee like an introvert.
“He is a larger than life personality. When he was given the rule book for how you run for president, he tore it up. Brexit is great, but Trump is Brexit plus plus plus.”
Nigel Farage was a huge supporter of Trump's campaign
Steve Hilton, the former adviser to David Cameron who was recently unveiled as a Fox contributor attended the party alongside by Banks and Farage.