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Day: September 26, 2019

MPs: PM’s crass language has blown Brexit
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MPs: PM’s crass language has blown Brexit

    Boris Johnson was today warned by Labour MPs that he had damaged his chances of getting a new Brexit deal through the Commons with his “crass and dangerous” language. The Prime Minister caused uproar in the Commons last night as he repeatedly clashed with MPs, rejected calls to temper his language, including branding anti-no-deal legislation a surrender act, and said the best way to honour Jo Cox the pro-Remain Labour MP killed by far-Right loner just days before the 2016 referendum was to “get Brexit done” . Mr Johnson also dismissed as “humbug” Labour MP Paula Sherriff’s claim that like Mrs Cox, many parliamentarians faced death threats from people using the same sort of language as him. Diane Abbott, shadow home secretary, said last night’s performance had put o...