‘Trump on a budget!’ Lizzie Cundy launches into fiery rant demanding ‘hopeless’ Boris quit
Boris Johnson labelled 'Trump on a budget' by Cundy
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Ms Cundy slammed Boris Johnson as a “hopeless, Prime Minister” has the TV personality recalled having to spend last Christmas alone due to Covid measures while it now appears Downing Street was host to a string of festive parties. The Jeremy Vine panellist labelled the Conservative Party leader as a “Trump on a budget” in a fiery rant after the Prime Minister’s spokeswoman was filmed appearing to confirm reports of a Number 10 Christmas party while mocking Covid rules.
Ms Cundy told Jeremy Vine: “He can’t recover and I am absolutely appalled by him.”
She added: “I do feel the parties…and people say well that’s in the past now it’s happened.
“Look, I for one just my example, my family were different tiers, I couldn’t see my 84-year-old mother.
“I couldn’t see my boys, I was actually on my own at Christmas, and for my mom…for mental health issues, people have had it way worse than ever me.
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“But for them then to be laughing and partying when you know they gave us these rules, and they were totally doing what they want.”
Ms Cundy continued: “He has lost all moral authority, and I have to say, look, I think Boris was all about getting us through Brexit, which he did like Churchill was about winning the war, it is time to go.
“He is a hopeless, Prime Minister.
“I’ve got news for you, great entertainer, he’s like Trump on a budget.”
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“He is a pound shop Donald Trump,” added political commentator Owen Jones.
On Wednesday the Prime Minister’s spokesperson Allegra Stratton stood down after she was recorded making light of an alleged Christmas Party at Downing Street.
During a mock Q and A for a televised news conference that was never aired, Ms Stratton joked with colleagues about an event involving “wine and cheese,” before adding with a grin “it was a business meeting.”
Ms Stratton made a public apology and resigned after the Prime Minister stood up at Prime Minister’s Questions and apologised for the behaviour of staff in the leaked video.
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Mr Johnson told MPs he was “furious’ at the content of the footage but claimed to be unaware of any parties having taken place.
The Prime Minister handling of the Christmas party row has sparked frustration amongst the backbench MPs.
The latest row comes on the back of similar scandals involving the decoration of Mr Johnson’s Downing Street flat and the lobbying scandal involving former ToryMP Owen Paterson.
BBC Politics Editor Laura Kuenssberg and senior Conservative have in recent days openly discussed the possibility of the Conservative Party turning on Mr Johnson.
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