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Corbyn united the Tory tribe by describing it as sullen.
The Prime Minister replies by contrasting her work on the negotiations to Corbyn’s internal battles over antisemitism.
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Corbyn’s response is condemned as “weaselly” by Johnson.
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“We have ended up with him proposing a dog’s Brexit,” the Shadow Foreign Secretary charges.
Thornberry gave no sign that she might be an improvement on the present Leader of the Opposition.
Corbyn meanwhile opted out of Brexit, in the hope that the Government is making a mistake.
“As frictionless trade as possible” is not a good enough rallying cry to restore the Prime Minister’s authority.
The Labour leader appeared to confuse the transition period and the proposed backstop at PMQs.
Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
The Prime Minister resorts to pointing out Corbyn’s refusal to rule out a second referendum.
The Prime Minister’s followers today decided to stop concealing their misgivings.
She says that Labour carried out a mass of outsourcing; he says he’s talking about what’s happening now.
“Perhaps when he stands up he could put the minds of the British people and this House at rest and rule out a second referendum!”
The Prime Minister could not tell the House how she proposes to achieve the most frictionless possible trade with the EU.