“Theresa May is still torn between leaving the European Union and getting the right deal with Brussels. She and the Conservative Party, including their anti-Brexit MEPs, must understand that there is only one mandate from the British people. That is to take the UK out of the EU.
“Despite her supposedly tough talk, the Prime Minister still seems to wedded a convoluted process of negotiation and wheeler-dealing lasting years.
‘Even as I sit in the European Parliament today, dirty deals are being done behind the scenes to elect a new President to replace Schultz.
‘It’s business as usual in an institution which is incapable of change and which does not operate in the interests of the UK.
‘This horse trading will produce an anti-Brexit President.
‘This is another reason why the PM needs to commit to a fast and clean Brexit, leaving no room for the machinations of Brussels to thwart the will of the British people.
“As President-elect Trump has shown, the USA – and the world – is ready to do great business with an independent UK.
“Mrs. May must grasp the nettle. She must show that she understands that the world is changing. The EU belongs to the last with other European nations looking to follow the UK’s lead in asserting their independence as democratic nation states.”