In Britain, Nigel Farage is a captain without a ship. The party he led, Ukip, is all but sunk and the cause he spent decades fighting for, Brexit, is now on its way. 

But when Mr Farage crosses the Atlantic, he transforms into quite something else – arguably the best connected Briton in Washington outside of government. 

During a three-day visit this week, Mr Farage reignited his friendship with the US president as the pair traded political gossip and discussed the state of Brexit.

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He talked free trade deals over drinks with Wilbur Ross, the man leading the talks as US commerce secretary, and met Betsy DeVos, the education secretary. 

There were also chats with John Kelly, Kellyanne Conway and…

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