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Nigel Farage: I did not bully Herman van Rompuy

Nigel Farage defends calling the EU President Herman van Rompuy a "damp rag" with the "appearance of a low grade bank clerk."

Appearing on the BBC's Question Time, the former UKIP leader and MEP responded to the suggestion that his comments were "conclusive proof that he and UKIP have become a boorish national embarrassment".

Watch the full debate at the Question Time website.

Or go directly to the part of the programme where the panel discussed Mr Farage's attack on the EU President

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