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Trump Interviews Brexit Supporter as U.S. Envoy to EU, Mail Says

  • Professor Ted Malloch discussed ambassador to EU role: paper
  • Academic was recommended for job by Britain’s Farage: report

A professor who backed the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union was interviewed for the job to become President-elect Donald Trump’s ambassador to the bloc, according to the Mail on Sunday.

Ted Malloch was recommended for the position by Nigel Farage, a political rival to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, and discussed the job with Trump’s team, according to the newspaper, citing an interview with the professor. Malloch didn’t immediately respond to a voicemail and e-mail on Sunday.