Labour leader challenges Johnson after EU’s Tusk says PM’s letter has “nothing new”
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Boris Johnson’s posturing over a Halloween no-deal Brexit after EU President Donald Tusk said that Johnson’s letter to the EU contained ‘nothing new’.
In pool footage distributed to broadcasters, Corbyn said it was “very unclear what the Prime Minister thinks he’s negotiating” – and that Johnson needs to “wise up and stop the nonsense” because his blundering attempt to blackmail the EU by threatening a no-deal Brexit will make things worse and not better:
Corbyn also reiterated his offer to MPs of other parties to work with them on a no-confidence motion to prevent Johnson’s no-deal exit.
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