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Javid attacks Johnson over Muslim women comments
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Javid attacks Johnson over Muslim women comments

    Sajid Javid has hit out at two of his rivals for the Tory leadership, claiming Dominic Raab's position on Brexit is complete nonsense and condemning Boris Johnson's previous comments about Muslim women. The home secretary, one of 11 candidates vying to succeed Theresa May, said suggestions that parliament could be suspended if it tries to block a no-deal Brexit were anti-British and rubbish. Mr Raab said on Wednesday that he would not rule out such a move. As the gloves came off in the Conservative leadership contest, Mr Javid attacked Mr Johnson over his previous claim that women who wear the Muslim niqab look like letterboxes or a bank robber. Asked by The Independent about the remarks, which led to the former foreign secretary being investigated by the Conservative P...