David Davis’ resignation as Brexit Secretary last night exposed the absolute chaos of Theresa May’s Brexit incompetence and triggered the eventual resignation – no doubt after due consideration of what would be best for his career – as Foreign Secretary of Boris Johnson.
May is now receiving threats of multiple further resignations until she dumps her so-called ‘Chequers deal’ – but has announced it this afternoon to the House nonetheless. Even the BBC is now openly saying that a leadership challenge is inevitable – or even a vote of no confidence that could bring down her government.
Now it has emerged that May attempted to head off the ‘dominoes of disaster’ by bribing Davis not to resign, offering him Boris Johnson’s job to stay on – but according to a source tweeted by ITV’s Robert Peston, she even screwed that up:
Incompetence infects May’s ‘government’ from root to tip.
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