Nigel Farage launches attack on Emmanuel Macron and Ursula von der Leyen

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Published on July 16, 2019 - Duration: 01:20s

Nigel Farage launches attack on Emmanuel Macron and Ursula von der Leyen

Brexit Party leader launches an attack on European Commission presidential candidate Ursula von der Leyen and French president Emmanuel Macron during his speech at the European Parliament.

MEPs will vote on whether to back Ms von der Leyen to replace Jean-Claude Juncker at the head of the European Commission later on Tuesday.

Mr Farage claimed that von der Leyen's plans for a EU army has 'made Brexit even more popular' in the United Kingdom.

The former Ukip leader also took at swipe at Macron, calling him 'an updated version of Napoleon'.


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