Didn’t Keir Starmer ‘want to become PM’ in during and just after the Labour leadership contest?
Keir Starmer has refused to back Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden against the appalling Donald Trump in the US presidential election, telling LBC radio this morning that this was because Starmer ‘wants to become PM’:
But in February during the Labour Party’s leadership contest, Starmer told members that it had to be ‘anyone but Trump’ when US voters go to the polls in November:
And in May – also during an appearance on LBC – Starmer was still saying Trump was not fit to be President during a crisis:
Didn’t Starmer ‘want to become PM’ during the leadership contest? Didn’t he want to become PM in May? Or has he simply decided he can now discard promises and positions he made or took when trying to persuade Labour members to support him to be leader? Was he being opportunistic then – or now? Or both?
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