US presidential candidate Donald Trump says the UK "took back control of their country" while visiting Scotland today.
United States presidential candidate Donald Trump announced this morning while visiting Ayrshire, Scotland that the UK decision to leave the EU “is a great thing”.
They “took back control of their country,” the Republican told reporters as he arrived at Trump Turnberry for the reopening of the refurbished golf resort.
When asked it the “Leave” decision bodes well for his Presidential campaign, he responded:
“I think it’s a great thing that’s happened. It’s an amazing vote, very historic.
“People are angry all over the world. They’re angry over borders, they’re angry over people coming into the country and taking over and nobody even knows who they are.”
Regarding David Cameron’s announcement to step down as British PM after the outcome of the historic referendum, Trump said: “Well, that’s too bad,” adding that the UK will “heal” from the expected economic downfall.
Dozens of people with signs stating “No To Racism” gathered outside the luxury resort before the billionaire arrived.
More than half a million Britons signed a petition earlier this year to bar Trump from entering the UK in response to his call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the US.
British lawmakers decided against a ban as a violation of free
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Protesters outside Donald Trump's golf resort in Turnberry are waving a few flags today, including a Mexican one. pic.twitter.com/q8QGrtYmy4
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