Fox News Signs Brexit Leader Nigel Farage As Contributor by Reuters @FortuneMagazine January 20, 2017, 12:59 PM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons Nigel Farage, who led the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, will be a political analyst on Fox News and Fox Business Network, Fox News said on Friday. Farage will appear on both daytime and prime-time programming for the networks, whose parent company is 21st Century Fox fox . Farage, the former leader of the United Kingdom’s Independence Party, lead the charge for the UK’s “Brexit” vote last year to leave the European Union. He also was a major supporter of Donald Trump, who was sworn in as president of the United States on Friday. Farage attended the inauguration in Washington as a guest of Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant. For more about Fox News, watch: Farage was a founding member of the Independence Party in 1993 and its leader from 2006 to 2009 and then again from 2010 to 2016. He has said he wants to be a bridge between Trump’s administration and the British government.