Downing Street has already rejected Mr Trump's claim that Mr Farage would do a "great job" as ambassador by saying "there is no vacancy". He has remained in the spotlight by forming a friendly relationship with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
"I genuinely think and believe that a closer relationship between our two countries will be mutually beneficial to us and if I can do anything to cement this relationship, I will", he said.
Handing the chocolates round like the diplomat in the famous "ambassador's reception" TV advert, Mr Farage left no doubt that he was ready to perform a go-between role with the Trump administration, where he has long-standing links with figures like chief strategist Steve Bannon.
They also said the UKIP MEP, who proudly announced Britain had gained its "country back" after the Brexit result, would feel "freer" in America where he is less well-known.
Commons leader David Lidington later said in Parliament that Mr Farage's attendance record in Brussels and Strasbourg suggested he might not be suited to the role of ambassador.
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When asked by ITV television about Farage's ambassadorial ambitions, finance minister Philip Hammond said if he ever needed advice from the leader of the UK Independence Party, he had his telephone number.
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Speaking in the Commons, the foreign secretary made no criticism of Farage, or Trump for promoting his friend for the ambassadorship.
Then earlier this week, the president-elect shocked Westminster by suggesting that the interim Ukip leader would make a good ambassador to Washington.
"My critics would say I have spent a career in politics trying to knock down buildings, well now I'd like the chance to try and help build one".
'I am not sure what is going to happen over the course of the next couple of years but I suspect there's another big seismic shock in British politics perhaps going to come at the next election.
In an interview with CNN on 24 November, the interim Ukip leader said that considering "anything is possible", he seems open to Donald Trump's recommendation that he be made ambassador to the United States, despite not having experience in the Foreign Office.
"If you travel to the USA you should let me know", was how Trump extended his invite, according to a transcript obtained by the Times.
Mr Farage said the establishment was not listening to the people.