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    He looks mentally challenged. Hell, that whole family looks like a Deliverance version of the brats from the movie Village of the Damned. Hideous.
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    can you put the links in please because 50-75% of your posts don’t show for me. Thanks

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    oooh i was about to post about boris johnson's brother quitting as MP and minister.
    it's too bad actually, i wish he'd stayed on and vocally opposed his shitstain of a brother.
    Or.... just get your sister to make public that he’s a dick too...

    He is the only one who thinks Brexit is a good idea': Rachel Johnson reveals her family's divisions over the EU after Jo scuppered his PM brother Boris by dramatically quitting Cabinet

    By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline10:12, 06 Sep 2019, updated 10:47, 06 Sep 2019


    Boris Johnson's sister Rachel said her brother is the only member of the family who 'thinks that Brexit is a good idea' as the Prime Minister suffered another sibling set back.
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    The PM was dealt a major body blow yesterday as his brother Jo resigned from the government and said he could not square 'family loyalty and the national interest' over Brexit.
    Now the premier's sister has revealed that he is 'outnumbered' around the family dinner table over whether the UK should leave the EU and that they can no longer discuss the issue.
    Ms Johnson said she often sent her brother text messages to urge him to 'climb down' over his 'do or die' Brexit pledge but that her pleas fell on deaf ears.
    Ms Johnson, who previously joined the Liberal Democrats and then Change UK to fight against Brexit, reportedly told an event in London earlier this week that the Johnsons 'can't talk about Brexit'.
    'He [Boris] is so outnumbered,' Ms Johnson said, according to comments reported by The Daily Mirror.
    'He is the only person who thinks that Brexit is a good idea. We believe in facts. We can't have that conversation as it is fact confronting belief or religion. It has come to almost ISIS level in its intensity and silliness.
    'But how much he thinks it is a good idea is open to question.'

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    Rachel Johnson, pictured at an event in London this week, said Brexit was no longer discussed at the Johnson dinner table
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    Boris Johnson, pictured in Scotland today, appeared to be in poor spirits after his brother Jo quit the government yesterday
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    Jo Johnson, picture outside his London home this morning, said he could not square 'family loyalty and the national interest' over Brexit[/B]

    Ms Johnson said she frequently urged her brother to 'climb down from the impossible height of where he is now' as he claimed Brexit is 'undeliverable'.
    'It is like getting an enormous parcel from Amazon and trying to push it through a letter box,' she said.
    'He can't do it. It cannot be done and I tell him but he cannot change the position he took.'
    The PM tried to put a brave face on his brother's bombshell decision to quit the government over Brexit yesterday as he praised Jo as a 'fantastic guy' and a 'brilliant minister'.
    He had reportedly begged his brother not to quit in a late night phone call but failed to change his mind.
    The premier tried to downplay the significance of his brother's decision as he told reporters following a speech in Yorkshire that the pair disagreed on Brexit - just like many other families across the UK.
    Asked why anyone should back the PM's Brexit strategy when even his own brother now feels unable to do so, Mr Johnson replied: 'I want to pay great tribute… [he] is a fantastic guy and was a brilliant minister for science, for universities, did a fantastic amount of good work for us, for this country, in that area.
    'Jo doesn't agree with me about the European Union because it is an issue that obviously divides families and divides everybody.
    'But I think what Jo would agree is that we need to get on and sort this thing out.


    'What Jo certainly would agree, and I think he has said as much this afternoon, is that this government has exactly the right priorities when it comes to dealing with the issues that really matter to the British people.'
    The PM was then asked if he expected to be the next member of the Johnson family to resign given the Brexit chaos he is facing in Parliament.
    Mr Johnson dodged the question and said he remained committed to delivering Brexit.
    'My intention as I said just now, I am absolutely determined to do this, to deliver on the mandate of the people,' he said.
    'We have a democracy in this country and the way we work is when the people of Britain take a decision, parliamentarians are sworn to uphold that decision.
    'That is what we all said we would do several times in the House of Commons to respect the result of the 2016 referendum on the EU when people voted by a very substantial majority to Leave.'
    Jo Johnson had backed his brother's campaign for Tory leader, and attended Cabinet as universities minister. However, he was rumoured to have turned down a more senior role in the government.
    He made his decision to walk away from the government and to quit politics in general by tweeting: 'It's been an honour to represent Orpington for 9 years & to serve as a minister under three PMs.



    'In recent weeks I've been torn between family loyalty and the national interest - it's an unresolvable tension & time for others to take on my roles as MP & Minister. #overandout.'
    He told the The Sun later: 'What is so clearly in the national interest is everything the government is doing in its strong, One Nation domestic policy agenda: more police on the streets, more doctors and nurses in our hospitals, a welcoming face to scientists and international students.
    'That's exactly what a Conservative prime minister should be doing and what Boris does so well.'
    Jo Johnson said this morning that he wished his brother 'all the best' as he said he wanted 'this government to succeed in what it is doing'.
    He said: ‘I’m not going to make any other comment. I am going to my constituency today to do normal surgeries, supporting this government’s amazing domestic agenda.
    ‘Boris is going all the right stuff domestically.’
    Ms Rachel yesterday dismissed suggestions that her family's arguments over Brexit were becoming increasingly intense.
    'I'm afraid to say this is rubbish,' she tweeted. 'I said last night at a charity do that the family avoids the topic of Brexit especially at meals as we don't want to gang up on the PM!'

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    Chief Constable attacks Boris Johnson for using cadets as backdrop for political speech

    By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline and Chris Dyer07:49, 06 Sep 2019, updated 13:54, 06 Sep 2019


    Boris Johnson has been condemned by the chief constable of West Yorkshire Police after the Prime Minister used his officers as the backdrop to a speech which critics labelled a 'political stunt'.
    John Robins said it had been his understanding that his uniformed cadets would be involved in an event focused 'solely' on the government's drive to boost police numbers.
    He said he was 'disappointed to see my police officers as a backdrop to the part of the speech that was not related to recruitment'.
    Mr Johnson's used the address to repeatedly lash out at Jeremy Corbyn for failing to back an early general election.
    The decision to assemble such a large number of police for a televised speech prompted suggestions that the move was straight out of 'Donald Trump's playbook'.
    Labour responded with fury to the use of the police for what the party claimed was a 'political stunt'.
    Meanwhile, other senior police figures said it was 'inappropriate' and the 'wrong decision' amid growing calls for the PM to apologise.
    Mr Johnson was also under fire after he arrived more than an hour late for the address in Yorkshire as the officers were made to wait for him.
    His speech was then momentarily interrupted as one of the officers standing behind him appeared to collapse.

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    John Robins, the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, (pictured alongside Boris Johnson and Priti Patel yesterday) said he was 'disappointed' by the way his officers were used



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    Boris Johnson made a speech during a visit to West Yorkshire Police's training complex in Wakefield yesterday in front of wall of new recruits Mr Robins said in a statement: 'I repeat that I am pleased that we were chosen as the focal point of the national recruitment campaign launch, but the good news of extra officers was overshadowed by the media coverage of other events.
    'It was the understanding of West Yorkshire Police that any involvement of our officers was solely about police officer recruitment. We had no prior knowledge that the speech would be broadened to other issues until it was delivered.'
    He said he was 'disappointed to see my police officers as a backdrop to the part of the speech that was not related to recruitment' and added: 'I am proud of the resilience and professionalism of every single one of our student officers yesterday.

    'With the recruitment of additional officers alongside them over the next few years, we will hopefully be in a better position to now deliver the service that the public deserve and expect.'
    John Apter, the national chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, led the criticism of the premier as he said he was 'surprised' that officers had been used 'for a political speech'.
    He told The Times: 'I am sure that on reflection all concerned will agree that this was the wrong decision and it is disappointing that the focus has been taken away from the recruitment of 20,000 officers.'

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    Boris Johnson is urged to become a 'Brexit martyr' after suggesting he could break the law to force No Deal: PM writes to Tory members declaring he will never ask for an extension as rumours swirl he could quit

    By Ross Ibbetson and Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline02:20, 07 Sep 2019, updated 04:12, 07 Sep 2019



    • The PM wrote to Tory members last night saying he will never beg Brussels for a Brexit extension
    • Iain Duncan Smith told Mr Johnson to hold fast and become a Brexit martyr
    • It comes as senior Tories have claimed Mr Johnson's strategy lies in tatters
    • Top cabinet ministers told Mr Johnson that expelled rebels needed a way back in
    • As he meets the Queen at Balmoral, sensational rumours swirl of resignation
    • Daily Mail poll shows the public back a No Deal exit over Jeremy Corbyn for PM
    • But smaller parties believe they have the PM snared after refusing his election
    • They will vote down or abstain the PM's motion calling for an election Monday








    Boris Johnson wrote to all Tory members last night to indicate that he would rather defy the law than beg Brussels for a delay in bringing Britain out of the EU.



    The Prime Minister said he was only bound 'in theory' by a law which is expected to receive Royal Assent on Monday, taking a No Deal Brexit off the table.
    In his letter, he reiterated his determination to stand firm against Remainers, saying: 'They just passed a law that would force me to beg Brussels for an extension to the Brexit deadline. This is something I will never do.'
    Earlier on Friday he told reporters he would not entertain seeking another deadline extension from Brussels, as the incoming law compels him to do if no agreement is in place by October 19.
    He was urged last night by Tory grandee Iain Duncan Smith to hold his nerve, saying he would be 'martyred' if he chose to break the law and risk a possible prison sentence for contempt of Parliament.
    Mr Duncan Smith told The Telegraph: 'This is about Parliament versus the people. Boris Johnson is on the side of the people, who voted to leave the EU.
    'The people are sovereign because they elect Parliament. But Parliament wants to stop the will of the people.'

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    Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds were spotted leaving an Aberdeen hotel yesterday as they headed to Balmoral for an audience with the Queen. The PM and his partner are due to stay overnight before heading back to London amid Brexit turmoil If Mr Johnson fails to carry out the will of Parliament, he risks being taken to court and, if a judge ordered him to obey Parliament, he could be held in contempt and even jailed for refusing.
    Mr Johnson’s latest plans for a snap election appeared to have been scuppered yet again last night by a ’stitch-up’ between Jeremy Corbyn and Remain parties.
    Labour, the Lib Dems and Scots and Welsh nationalists agreed to block the public going to the polls before October 31.
    It leaves the Prime Minister in limbo, forced to choose between resigning or defying a law passed by MPs ruling out a No Deal Brexit.
    He has emphatically ruled out further delay.
    It came as the Conservative party remained at loggerheads over the Brexit crisis.

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    Iain Duncan SmithIn the latest developments:

    • Rumours began to swirl that Mr Johnson could tactically quit to let Jeremy Corbyn or another political rival to enter Downing Street. They would be expected to request a Brexit extension before calling an election, facing a backlash from Leave voters
    • Asked whether he might resign, Mr Johnson said: ‘That is not a hypothesis I’m willing to contemplate’
    • An exclusive Daily Mail poll found that half of voters want an early election and three quarters think their politicians are failing them
    • It shows the public still favour a No Deal withdrawal from the EU as opposed to having Jeremy Corbyn as their premier.
    • Mr Johnson also came under pressure to change tack and ‘come up with a plan B’, distancing himself from the most entrenched Eurosceptics
    • Some ministers think it is time for Mr Johnson to reconcile with the 21 rebels he sacked this week after they rebelled against him
    • Sir Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Winston Churchill and one of the 21 Tory rebels to have the whip removed on Mr Johnson's orders, accused the PM of turning the Conservative party into a 'Brexit sect' and said the PM was 'nothing like' his wartime leader grandfather
    • It emerged Mr Johnson called David Cameron a ‘girly swot’ in documents signing off plans to suspend parliament


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    Mr Johnson gestures as he is shown around Darnford Farm in Banchory near Aberdeen in Scotland on Friday The new law blocking no-deal will rule out an early election before the European Council summit on October 17 as Labour and other opposition parties want the threat of leaving the EU on Halloween to have expired before agreeing to a fresh poll.
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    Labour, the Liberal Democrats, SNP and Plaid Cymru met on Friday and agreed to block the PM’s election request when it is put to the House of Commons again on Monday.
    A similar motion was defeated by MPs on Wednesday, failing to make the two-thirds threshold needed to dissolve Parliament.
    Opposition parties believe they have successfully backed Mr Johnson into a corner on his pledge to leave on October 31 'do or die.'
    They will vote down or abstain when the Prime Minister tables another general election bid on Monday.
    The Prime Minister has been forced down two alleys: resign or quit. He will resign if he has to make that choice, according to the Spectator's Political Editor, James Forsyth.
    Writing in the Sun, he said a source had told him: 'The public increasingly realise that MPs and Jeremy Corbyn want to delay Brexit and Boris wants to get this done. That's good for us and bad for them.'
    If he were to resign, the Queen would ask MPs if anyone else could form a government capable of commanding a majority in the Commons and if the answer was no there would have to be an election. The law would still dictate that a Brexit delay must be sought, with a poll likely to then be held in November.








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    Mr Johnson had earlier spent time at the Darnford Farm in Banchory near Aberdeen as he tried to forget about his political week from hell but suffered a fresh calamity as the bull he was leading on a rope bumped into a plain clothes police officer
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    Pro-EU campaigner Gina Miller has lost her legal bid to scupper Boris Johnson's planned suspension of Parliament. Remainer Gina Miller has vowed to fight on in her bid to stop the suspension of Parliament Earlier yesterday, Mr Johnson said he would not entertain seeking another deadline extension from Brussels, as the incoming law compels him to do if no agreement is in place by October 19.
    Asked if he would obey the new law's demand for him to write to EU leaders requesting more time, Mr Johnson said: 'I will not. I don't want a delay.'
    The Times reported that senior Government figures now want Mr Johnson to 'come up with a plan B' and distance himself from Tory Eurosceptics after he was boxed in by the Opposition.
    'Boris needs to make peace with the Tory rebels and get serious about making a deal with Brussels, even if that means throwing the Spartans [hardline Brexiteers] under a bus,' one Cabinet minister told the paper.
    'Dominic Cummings, Mr Johnson's senior adviser, may be very clever but his plan has failed. We now need a plan B.'
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    Priti Patel, (known fraudster that was sacked due to following her own financial agenda - ie trying to con foreign investors) Home Secretary, was scathing about Mr Corbyn's decision to block an election.
    Writing in The Telegraph, she said the Labour leader was showing 'disdain for democracy' and causing 'bewilderment and anger' among voters, while accusing him of blocking a vote because he thinks the public 'can't be trusted to decide'.

    It’s actually been proved that during the Stay/Leave campaign that the Brexiteers - like BoJo lied (think millions of pounds for our NHS for example). Also 99.9% of financial establishments, business enterprises and economists have said that leaving the EU is economic suicide for the country and when even the Farmer’s Union (very traditional, conservative, supporters of the status quo) come out and say that most farmers will go bankrupt you start to see what a stupid idea this is.

    Also while this is going on *NOTHING* else is happening in Parliament- there are other things they should be doing!!!!






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    An ICM Research poll showed Boris Johnson could win an election and secure a majority if it is held before October 31
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    But if he is made to wait until after October 31, and Brexit is delayed, Mr Johnson could see support for the Tories dip nine per cent But Mr Johnson could be set to use the election manoeuvring to his advantage by quitting Number 10 in order to hand power to Mr Corbyn, forcing him to call for a Brexit delay and face the backlash from leave voters at the next election.
    Mr Johnson made the traditional prime ministerial trip to the Queen's Balmoral estate after visiting Aberdeenshire on Friday. But the visit will be shorter than expected due to the political turmoil in Westminster.
    The PM, accompanied by partner Carrie Symonds, 31, stayed at the castle on Friday night before their return to London on Saturday.
    Events continued to be rocky for the PM as more senior Tory MPs announced they would be quitting Westminster.
    Protests are scheduled across the country over the weekend against Mr Johnson's leadership and Brexit strategy, with demonstrations in London on Saturday.




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    Mr Johnson will be joined at Balmoral by his girlfriend Carrie Symonds who was pictured arriving at Aberdeen Airport this afternoon

    Could Boris Johnson break the law to deliver a No Deal Brexit?

    Boris Johnson has said that he will not ask the EU for a Brexit delay in any circumstances.
    But when anti-No Deal legislation makes it onto the statute book on Monday he will be legally required to ask Brussels to push back the departure date by October 19 - a few days before his October 31 do or die deadline.
    Many people believe that Mr Johnson will quit rather than break his 'do or die' Brexit pledge.
    But if he does try to stay in Downing Street and also stick to his Brexit promise he will be on course to break the law - an unthinkable prospect for any prime minister.
    Any attempt to not comply with what Parliament has said must happen would spark the mother of all political rows and almost certainly ignite legal challenges.
    Ultimately, MPs do have the power to oust Mr Johnson in such circumstances by calling and winning a vote of no confidence after MPs return to Parliament on October 14.
    That would allow Remainer MPs the chance to form a temporary government and send their own representative to Brussels to seek an extension before likely triggering an election.
    However, before that point Number 10 could try to find a work around.
    For example, there has been speculation in Westminster that Mr Johnson could refuse to go to Brussels himself but send somebody else in his place.
    This would be politically poisonous because it would still represent the 'do or die' promise being broken and set the Tories up to be eaten alive by the Brexit Party.
    If sending a Cabinet colleague was too difficult politically, it has been suggested that a senior civil servant could be sent to fulfill the requirements of the law on the grounds that the PM was unwilling to do it.
    But again, such an approach would still tarnish Mr Johnson's Brexit credentials.
    Downing Street could also try to advance a legal argument against fulfilling the terms of the legislation on the grounds that talks with the EU were ongoing and that efforts should be concentrated on striking a deal.
    Such an argument is unlikely to hold much weight in a court of law.
    Ultimately if the PM breaks the law there will be consequences which is why a resignation appears more likely.










    MPs return to Parliament for the Queen's speech on October 14 and Remainers have the numbers to oust Johnson in a vote of no confidence if he indicates he will refuse to delay Brexit.

    Mr Corbyn and the other leaders of the 'Rebel Alliance' agreed to combine forces to stop Mr Johnson forcing an early general election on Monday. The Prime Minister will need the support of two thirds of the House of Commons to succeed but with the opposition now all on the same page his attempt at triggering a snap poll appears doomed to failure.
    That could leave the PM stuck in Number 10 but unable to deliver a No Deal Brexit on October 31 and he could be forced to resign rather than break his 'do or die' pledge.
    Downing Street is believed to be considering a fall-back option if the bid on Monday fails which would see it introduce a new, very short piece of legislation calling for an election and setting a date.
    Such a course of action would enable the government to skirt the two thirds majority rule set out in the Fixed-term Parliaments Act with a simple majority enough to get it through.
    But it would be a risky move because the draft law would be amendable so rebel MPs could hijack it and set their own poll date for after October 31.
    Mr Johnson's comments came as he suffered another photo call calamity when a bull he was leading on a rope overpowered him at a farm in Aberdeenshire and charged into a plain clothes police officer.
    Mr Johnson's Brexit difficulties were yesterday illustrated in a new poll by ICM which puts the Tories at 37 per cent and Labour trailing on 30 per cent - a large enough lead to potentially give the Conservatives a majority - when people were asked how they would vote at a snap election before Halloween.
    But Tory support dipped to 28 per cent - tied with Labour - when people were asked how they would vote in an election held after the current departure date.
    Much of the lost Tory support in the second scenario appears to jump to the Brexit Party and the new numbers are likely to intensify calls for Mr Johnson to strike an electoral pact with Nigel Farage.
    Mr Farage has said he will only consider an alliance with the PM if he agrees to pursue a 'clean break' No Deal Brexit from the EU on October 31.
    A rebel anti-No Deal law is expected to receive Royal Assent on Monday after peers agreed to its passage on Friday.
    It will require the PM to seek a Brexit delay beyond October 31 if Britain and Brussels have not struck an agreement in the run up to Halloween.
    Opposition parties plan to withhold their support for a snap poll until a delay has actually been agreed with the EU, likely at a European Council meeting on October 17, potentially putting the UK on course for a nationwide vote in November.
    Monday's vote will be the government's second attempt at forcing an early election after the PM's first try failed this week.



    BREXIT TIMELINE

    Monday: Boris tries to call an election
    Block No Deal bill becomes law
    Tuesday: Parliament suspended
    October 15: Parliament returns
    October 19: Law compels PM to ask for a Brexit delay if no deal is done
    October 31: Boris's Brexit deadline
    November: Labour's favoured month for an election
    January: New Brexit date if leaving the EU is dleayed








    Mr Johnson has vowed to deliver Brexit 'do or die' and with or without a deal on October 31 and has repeatedly said he will not in any circumstances ask Brussels for an extension.
    But if MPs block an election again and a No Deal split becomes impossible, Mr Johnson may have no other choice but to quit.
    Separately, Mr Johnson was facing growing pressure to restore the whip to 21 Remainer rebels as ex-Cabinet minister Sir Michael Fallon said there should be 'some kind of appeal mechanism'.
    A Lib Dem spokeswoman confirmed opposition parties would work together to abstain or vote against the government on Monday.
    Rachel Johnson delivers fresh sibling set back to brother Boris

    Boris Johnson's sister Rachel said her brother is the only member of the family who 'thinks that Brexit is a good idea' as the Prime Minister suffered another sibling set back.
    The PM was dealt a major body blow on Thursday as his brother Jo resigned from the government and said he could not square 'family loyalty and the national interest' over Brexit.
    Now the premier's sister has revealed that he is 'outnumbered' around the family dinner table over whether the UK should leave the EU and that they can no longer discuss the issue.
    Ms Johnson said she often sent her brother text messages to urge him to 'climb down' over his 'do or die' Brexit pledge but that her pleas fell on deaf ears.









    She said: 'We were all clear we are not going to let Boris Johnson cut and run. The Liberal Democrat position for a while now is that we won't vote for a general election until we have an extension agreed with the EU. I think the others are coming round to that. As a group we will all vote against or abstain on Monday.'
    Plaid Cymru's Westminster leader Liz Saville Roberts also confirmed the move, telling the BBC: 'We were in unity in our opinion, our priority is of course to stop a No Deal Brexit.
    'In the short time we need to make sure that we get past the 31st October and an extension to Article 50.
    'Now in that respect we were in agreement that the Prime Minister is on the run. Boris is broken.
    But with Labour, the SNP and other opposition parties now in agreement that they will not support a poll before the end of October at the earliest, Mr Johnson is likely to be scuppered.
    The set back to Mr Johnson's hopes of forcing an early election came as he signalled there could be a path back to the Conservative Party for the 21 rebels he stripped of the whip this week after they voted to block No Deal.
    Speaking in Scotland, he told reporters: 'Yes of course I'm going to reach out to those colleagues and have been reaching out to them to try and find ways of building bridges but I've got to be clear we must get Brexit done and that's my message to my colleagues.'
    Separately, the High Court rejected a legal challenge which sought to overturn Mr Johnson's move to suspend Parliament until October 14. Parliament is due to be prorogued at some point next week.
    However the case brought by anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller and backed by Sir John Major and Labour could still be taken to the Supreme Court for an appeal.'We have an opportunity to bring down Boris, to break Boris and to bring down Brexit, and we must take that.'

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    Dominic Cummings, pictured leaving his London home on Friday, he is accused of orchestrating the ruthless dismissal of party membersEmily Thornberry confirms Labour will block election vote on Monday

    Emily Thornberry on Friday confirmed Labour will block Boris Johnson's attempt on Monday to force an early general election.
    The shadow foreign secretary said Labour needed to be 'absolutely sure' that the UK will not crash out of the EU without a deal before it backs a snap poll.
    Her comments suggest Labour will wait until a Brexit delay has been agreed with the EU to stop a chaotic split on October 31 before giving the PM the support he needs to go to the country early.
    She told BBC Radio 4's on Friday programme that while the offer of an early election was 'extremely attractive' the 'immediate crisis in front of us... has to be sorted before we do anything else'.
    'Unfortunately, given the behaviour of the Prime Minister and his advisers, we need to be absolutely sure that we are not going to end up in a situation where the general election is used as a distraction while they, by some cunning wheeze, bounce us out of the European Union without a deal,' she said.








    Emily Thornberry, the shadow foreign secretary, said Labour would block an early election until the party is 'absolutely sure' that the UK cannot crash out of the EU without a deal on October 31.
    A Labour Party spokesman said: 'Jeremy Corbyn hosted a positive conference call with other opposition party leaders this morning.
    'They discussed advancing efforts to prevent a damaging no-deal Brexit and hold a general election once that is secured.'
    Paul Scully, deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, said: 'This week Jeremy Corbyn has voted for the British government to surrender its negotiating position and delay yet again.
    'Now he’s broken his promise to the people to hold an election and is stopping the voters deciding who goes to Brussels on 17 October to negotiate.
    “Labour are blocking this country from moving on and refuse to be held to account for it.'
    The opposition thinking is that by delaying an election until November, Mr Johnson will be forced to seek an extension - as required by law - if he wants to remain in Downing Street.
    Such an outcome would likely lead to Mr Johnson and the Tories being eaten alive by Mr Farage and the Brexit Party.
    Friday's poll by ICM Research appears to confirm that Mr Johnson will be in enormous trouble politically if he does backtrack on his Brexit promise - something he is adamant he will not do.









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    Quote Originally Posted by Novice View Post
    can you put the links in please because 50-75% of your posts don’t show for me. Thanks

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    Thank you!!! I dunno why but I frequently can’t see your pictures

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    Quote Originally Posted by Novice View Post
    Thank you!!! I dunno why but I frequently can’t see your pictures
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    UK’s Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully when he advised Queen Elizabeth to suspend parliament weeks before #Brexit - and that therefore the suspension was void https://reut.rs/2l5febL

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    It's a damn soap opera. Glad they ruled it unlawful though
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    Now if only the US would do similar for Trump. Think BoJo will resign?
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    "I invite Boris Johnson... to consider his position and become the shortest serving Prime Minister there's ever been."Jeremy Corbyn says Parliament should be immediately recalled after the Supreme Court ruled that prorogation was unlawful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeSlice View Post
    Now if only the US would do similar for Trump. Think BoJo will resign?
    No but he should IMO
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    He's going to hang on until the bitter end. He's waited and schemed too long to walk this easily.
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