Trump: 'They will soon be calling me MR. BREXIT'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MORE on Thursday tried to link himself to British voters' decision to exit the European Union earlier this year in an early morning tweet.

"They will soon be calling me MR. BREXIT," the GOP presidential nominee wrote.

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Trump, who urged British voters to vote to leave the EU, applauded the move in June, saying the people "took their country back."

He added that people all over the world are "angry" and predicted other places would similarly reject the status quo.

Democrats criticized Trump for his remarks, with Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats ask judge for quick ruling on McGahn subpoena Hillary Clinton: 'Every day Stephen Miller remains in the White House is an emergency' The Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race MORE producing an ad slamming Trump for talking about how his businesses would profit from the British exit.

Clinton's campaign slammed the GOP nominee for cheering the Brexit vote, which sparked a sharp decline in the stock market.

The value of the British pound rose Thursday after strong retail sales numbers were released. The Guardian newspaper linked the economic data to easing fears of a Brexit-induced recession.