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Jacob Rees-Mogg faces sacking calls after Soros remark ‘straight from the far-right’s antisemitic playbook’

Boris Johnson is facing calls to sack Jacob Rees-Mogg after the Commons leader was accused of making comments “straight from the far right’s antisemitic playbook” during a parliamentary debate. Mr Rees-Mogg has become embroiled in a row over “dog whistle” comments he made about Hungarian businessman George Soros, who he described as the …

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‘Absolutely disgusting’: Jacob Rees-Mogg condemned for likening doctor to disgraced anti-vaxxer for warning of deaths after no-deal Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been branded “absolutely disgusting” after likening a doctor warning of deaths after a no-deal Brexit to disgraced anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield. The Commons leader angered MPs when he stepped up his war on whistleblower Dr David Nicholl, a consultant neurologist, after a bitter clash earlier this week. “I’m afraid …

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Jacob Rees-Mogg apologises for likening doctor who warned of no-deal Brexit deaths to disgraced anti-vaxxer amid widespread condemnation

Jacob Rees-Mogg has apologised to a doctor after likening him to a disgraced anti-vaxxer who was widely blamed for the scare over the MMR jab. The Commons leader was forced to apologise after he was criticised by England’s chief medical officer Professor Dame Sally Davies for comparing Dr David Nicholl to Andrew Wakefield on …

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Jacob Rees-Mogg Takes Brexit Lying Down

LONDON — Not long after asking the House of Commons to “contemplate the current constitutional confusion and consider the chaos this concatenation of circumstances could create” on Tuesday night, the British lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg reclined on the front bench of the chamber until he was nearly horizontal. Around him colleagues …

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Jacob Rees-Mogg labelled ‘the physical embodiment of arrogance, entitlement and contempt for parliament’ after lying down during crucial Brexit debate

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been criticised for lying down on the front benches of the House of Commons during a key debate on Brexit. The leader of the House was accused of showing “contempt” to parliament while he assumed a relaxed position while MPs debated how to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union (EU). …

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