Britain's conservative pol Nigel Farage exults over Trump and Brexit wins at CPAC

British politician Nigel Farage speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center Feb. 24, 2017, in National Harbor, Maryland.

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British politician Nigel Farage is telling American conservatives that “what happened in 2016 is the beginning of a great global revolution.”

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Farage on Friday compared Britain’s June vote to leave the European Union and President Trump’s victory in November.

He said both campaigns were about putting their countries first and most doubted they would win.

“We’re winning!” he said to huge cheers.

Farage was the leader of the UK Independence Party and has long campaigned to leave the 28-nation bloc. He said there could be similar results in upcoming elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany.

“What I do know is if the challengers don’t get over the line this year, they will shift the center of gravity of the entire debate,” Farage said.