WATCH: Farage blasts EU’s attempts to hold Britain HOSTAGE over Brexit

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LBC host Nigel Farage savaged the EU for their attempt to financially cripple the UK and keep us hostage over Brexit

During his LBC show, Mr Farage said: “It’s rather like a ransom: they’re treating us like we’re a hostage.

“We’re not a hostage. We are free to go. We’re free to simply walk away.

“I don’t want it to come to that but unless they’re prepared to compromise then I just don’t see quite what David Davis can do.”

He said: “The speculation began that it was gonna be €50bn…but there’s no itemisation whatsoever.”

The EU is commited to billing the UK more than £80 billion as some kind of ‘divorce bill’, however, the UK government has said through Boris Johnson has told them to ‘Go Whistle’

Farage told the Express.co.uk: “She can go jump. To ask the UK to pay a Brexit bill without agreement on free trade deal is tantamount to blackmail.

“Their make-believe Brexit bill has no legal basis whatsoever and the EU knows it.”

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