He also dismisses “this lunatic policeman” who threatened press freedom, and says “if necessary I will read out every word of [Darroch’s cables] in the House of Commons.”
“I’m doing a bit of compromising, I hope that the EU will compromise and that the ERG will compromise too.”
“I have a Jewish member of stage who when she goes to family weddings can’t say who she works for.”
He wants to stop Brexit, combat inequality, spend on education and tackle climate change.
“Boris Johnson is absolutely unequivocal…this is not a case of extension any more. Delay is defeat – it’s as simple as that.”
Both candidates were grilled for half an hour each by the This Week and Politics Live presenter.
“The anti-semitic abuse I receieved was what I was subjected to every single day. Telling me Hitler was right. Telling me Hitler did not go far enough.”
Jeremy Corbyn echoed the Prime Minister’s message of regret.
He says that he believes that whoever leaked the former Ambassador’s memos should be “eviscerated”.
The whole of the event – which saw Hunt and Johnson pitted against each other before a live studio audience.
“Jeremy and I go back 40 years,” declares the Shadow Chancellor, denying that he has been “frozen out.”
The Justice Secretary said he “can’t support a policy of being prepared to leave the EU without a deal.”
He won’t be drawn on the method by which this might be achieved – or whether they might include a no confidence vote.
Is this a sign that the balance within Labour is swinging away from the Brexit-friendly position of Corbyn’s inner circle?
The former Brexit Secretary adds that “collective responsibility around the Cabinet table” must be restored.