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Prince Andrew involved in new Donald Trump controversy

The Duke of York has attracted criticism after saying that a Donald Trump victory in the US presidential election, together with leaving the European Union, would “tear things apart.”
Prince Andrew made the comments when speaking to some of the country’s most influential business leaders at an event held at Windsor Castle last week. However, as expected, some figures have said that the sixth-in-line to the throne should remain impartial on such issues.
The Queen’s son told the entrepreneurs present that : “There was a vote here recently where we agreed to leave one organisation, and there’s a man in the US who it seems wants to leave every organisation.“Combined, they could tear things apart.”

Peter Bone, a Conservative Member of Parliament who campaigned for Britain to leave the EU, said that the Prince’s words were “extraordinary”.

This isn’t the first time the Royal Family have been accused of interfering with the EU Referendum, colloquially known as Brexit in the UK.

In February 2016, the Duke of Cambridge made a speech to foreign diplomats in which some say had subliminal messages which suggested Britain should remain a member state of the EU.

Kensington Palace denied that Prince William was endorsing the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the EU, although many people interpreted it this way.

A palace spokesperson said: “This speech was not about Europe. He does not mention the word Europe once.”

Buckingham Palace has so far declined to comment on the story about The Duke of York.

The vote on Britain’s membership of the EU has caused deep divisions and political upheaval in the UK. It is an extremely contentious topic – everybody has a strong opinion on the matter.

In the immediate aftermath of the news that Britain was to leave the EU, David Cameron resigned, leaving Theresa May to become the UK’s 76th Prime Minister – only the second woman to hold the position.

The leave campaign won with 52% of votes, with the remain campaign only getting 48% of votes.

  • Karen119

    As an American I keep my opinions of British politics to myself. It would be nice if The Duke of York did the same.

    • Reinaldo Martinez

      You are free to keep British politics to yourself. The Duke of York excercises his sacred freedom of speech and opinion contemplated in both the British and the American legal frames.

    • PB

      We feel the same about your politicians who openly tried by what they said to interfere with and influence our vote in the Uk on the EU

  • Come on Cuz, let the US figure this one out!!!! Just know that if Clinton is the Dictator in Chief, everyone in the world will lose. Trump is not a billionaire for nothing.

    • Reinaldo Martinez

      Sure enough, “for nothing” tax evasion for decades, bribing for contracts, short payment to this employees, hiring foreign illegals (check out these!), false bakraupcies (9 of them), spending all investor’s monies and failing to compensate (SUE ME!), exploiting pageant beauty contestants… don’t get me started!

      • UF

        But you are already started and wrong. Sounds as if you’ve been devouring American media and/or BBC and/or Guardian tripe. As for York, tain’t this pampered marionette machinating his own schemes? Did he not just lose a state “job”?Maybe he should simply focus on his correspondence with mom and tiffs with Charlie in aim of digging up some royal “work” and working for some posher royal digs for his funny hat addicted daughters

  • Reinaldo Martinez

    The Duke of York simply expressed his opinion about the stability of institutions, and how they would be shaken in the case Donald Trump wins the elections in the US. Reade carefully his words once more: He is not defending neither rejecting the institutions alluded nor the protagonists of the mentioned electoral event. Your personal views have been projected in this article; not Prince Edward`s.

    • sillystrings

      Prince Andrew.

  • DPJ

    One would have loved to be a fly on the wall during the Brexit campaign….on one hand the Queen was for Brexit yet Prince Andrew apparently thinks it is a horrible idea.

    • Jklh

      It appears Prince Andrew involved in some dark things and shouldn’t be taken seriously on authorizing anything with credibility.

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