Washington, June 25: A day Britain voted to exit from the European Union, Republican presumtive presidential nominee Donald Trump who was in Scotland on a business trip, said: "Self-determination is the sacred right of all free people's, and the people of the UK have exercised that right for all the world to see."
Trump took to Twitter and said: "Many people are equating BREXIT, and what is going on in Great Britain, with what is happening in the U.S. People want their country back!"
Many people are equating BREXIT, and what is going on in Great Britain, with what is happening in the U.S. People want their country back!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 24, 2016
After it was officially confirmed that Britain had voted for the 'leave' campaign to exit the European Union, Trump hailed the decision and said that it was historic.
"I think it's a great thing that happened, an amazing vote, very historic. We're very happy," he said from Scotland.
"People are angry. All over the world they're angry. We're doing very well in the US and essentially the same thing has happened in the US. They are angry over borders, they are angry over people coming into the country," he said when asked why people voted for Brexit.
He hoped that the Americans were watching the British 'reassert control over their own politics.'