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boris johnson

Boris Johnson Insists He Will Not Change Despite Fresh Tory Attempts To Unseat Him

Boris Johnson speaks at a press conference during the Commonwealth heads of government summit.Boris Johnson has insisted he will not change his approach to being prime minister despite Tory MPs mounting a fresh bid to boot him out of Downing Street.He said he will not “undergo some sort of psychological transformation” and will instead “focus on what is right for the country”.The PM also brushed off the fact that 148 […]

today25 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson Channels His Inner Jim Callaghan As We Go Back To The 1970s

Boris Johnson Channels His Inner Jim Callaghan As He Takes Us Back To The 1970sThe parallels are uncanny.Soaring inflation, political turmoil, economic uncertainty, industrial unrest and a prime minister overseas seemingly oblivious to the problems facing him back home.For Boris Johnson in 2022, read Jim Callaghan in 1979.The Tory leader is currently 4,000 miles away in Rwanda attending the Commonwealth heads of government summit, and is not due back in […]

today25 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson Not Worried About Tory MPs Plotting To Oust Him While He’s Abroad

Boris Johnson has said he is not worried about Tory MPs plotting to oust him while he is out of the country following the Conservative Party’s double by-election defeat.Speaking at a press conference in Rwanda on Friday afternoon, the prime minister said he expected people to “continue to beat me up” but would not be “crumpled” by the losses.In the rural Devon constituency of Tiverton and Honiton, the Lib Dems […]

today24 June 2022

boris johnson

Boris Johnson Slams US Abortion Ruling As A ‘Big Step Backwards’

Boris Johnson in RwandaBoris Johnson has slammed the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional right to choose abortion as a “big step backwards”.Millions of women across the US will lose the legal right to abortion, after the court overturned the 50-year-old Roe v Wade ruling that legalised it nationwide.The judgement will transform abortion rights in America, with individual states now able to ban the procedure. Half of US states […]

today24 June 2022 1

Abortion

Roe v. Wade: Supreme Court Overturns Landmark Ruling Protecting Abortion Rights

The Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade on Friday, dismantling the half-century-old precedent that protected abortion rights and giving states the go-ahead to dramatically limit access to reproductive health care. Simultaneously, the court struck down Casey v. Planned Parenthood, a later case that affirmed Roe with some exceptions. “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the […]

today24 June 2022

brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s List Of Brexit Benefits Includes A Discount On Fish Fingers

Rees-Mogg told LBC that leaving the EU meant we could get a discount on fish fingersJacob Rees-Mogg started listing some of the benefits the UK will soon enjoy due to Brexit, only to get brutally smacked down by a journalist.LBC’s Rachael Venables pressed the Brexit opportunities and government efficiency minister over what differences Brits might appreciate in their day-to-day lives outside of the EU, as the cost of living crisis […]

today24 June 2022

boris johnson

Ex-Tory Leader Michael Howard Calls For Boris Johnson To Resign

Former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard has called for Boris Johnson to resign.Speaking to BBC Radio 4′s World at One programme on Friday, Lord Howard said: “The party, and more importantly the country, would be better off under new leadership.”His intervention comes after the Conservatives lost both the Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections.“Members of the Cabinet should very carefully consider their positions,” Howard said.He added it “may be necessary” for […]

today24 June 2022

bbc question time

Mick Lynch Has Come Up With A New Word To Describe Boris Johnson

Mick Lynch slammed Boris Johnson during an appearance on BBC Question TimeMick Lynch invented a new word to sum up the prime minister on BBC Question Time on Thursday night.As he was explaining his frustration towards Downing Street – and speaking just hours before the results from two separate by-elections were announced – Lynch described Boris Johnson as “unembarrassable”.The RMT general-secretary has gained a surprise legion of fans in the […]

today24 June 2022

boris johnson

Analysis: Ignore The Tory Spin, The By-Election Results Are A Disaster For Boris Johnson

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey celebrates with Richard Foord (right), the newly-elected Liberal Democrat MP for Tiverton and Honiton.Lord Frost is very prominent these days, isn’t he?The man responsible for negotiating Brexit, who later quit because he didn’t think the government was Tory enough, seems to be everywhere.Yesterday he delivered a speech about how Brexit was a roaring success.Sticking with the far-fetched theme, this morning he opined that last night’s by-election […]

today24 June 2022

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