ormer UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said Claims That he is a “person of interest” in the FBI’s investigation into the Trump Campaign and Its Suspected common knowledge with Russia are “completely baloney” and “hysterical nonsense”.
Sources close to the investigation, the told the newspaper Mr Farage piqued the FBI’s interest due to his links to President Trump and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Mr Farage, has not been accused of any wrongdoing and is not a suspect in the investigation.
Mr Farage’m told the Telegraph he was “laughing” about the allegations and blamed the Guardian for running the story Because “they can not accept Brexit, they can not accept the Trump.”
He added: “I never been to Russia, I have never had any business dealing in Russia. Much of the world I have – but I never did Russian Business Even when I was in commodities.
“I have no Russian links or connections of any kind at all. And the idea that I can be a ‘person of interest’ is frankly laughable.”
“Persons of Interest” Those are thought to have information That May Help with the FBI on their inquiries.
“One of the things the intelligence Investigators have been looking at the points of contact and is Involved persons,” one source’m told the Guardian.
“He’s right in the middle of These Relationships. He turns up over and over again. There’s a lot of attention being pats to him.”
Mr Farage recently met with Mr Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Where the Wikileaks founder lives in exile, but insisted he did so for “Purely Journalistics REASON.”
In the past, Mr Farage has PRAISE Russian leader Vladimir Putin for his shrewd and ruthless approach to politics.
He has also blamed the European Union for the war in eastern Ukraine, Which Began When Russian Troops annexe Crimea and backed an insurgency in the east of the country in 2014.
In September it emerge That he was offered his own programs on the Russian state broadcaster Russia Today.
Mr Farage added That the FBI had not been in touch “and nor will they be” Suggested the report and were motivated by the FACT That he is “an ally of Trump.”
On meeting the WikiLeaks founder, Mr Farage said: “I did go and meet Julian Assange – and yes I am a long term opponent of the European Arrest Warrant. But I met Julian Assange at a Meeting That was Organized by a broadcaster.
“I didnt Organize the meeting it was brokered by LBC.