The difficulty for other governments in dealing with Boris Johnson is to figure out whether he is lying or merely ignorant. There was so much weirdness in the general election campaign that it was easy to miss a moment that would have once caused something of a sensation. But in this new era, it was barely remarkable that a friendly foreign government had to intervene to say that important statements by a British prime minister were patently untrue. On the weekend before polling day, Johnson told Sky News that there was “no question” of checks being needed on trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom under his withdrawal agreement. The Irish deputy prime minister, Simon Coveney, pointedly and publicly refuted this absurd claim: “Goods coming from Great Britain into Northern Ireland will need to have some checks to ensure that the EU knows what is potentially coming into their market through Northern Ireland.” Nobody could say for sure … [Read more...] about One thing Johnson’s victory doesn’t change: he’s still lying about Ireland
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Boris Johnson managed to win a thumping majority in the general election with a vote share of just 1.2 points more than Theresa May got in 2017. The Tories have so far claimed an extra 47 seats with 44% of the vote. But this is only 1.2 points more than Mrs May's party scooped up in 2017. While she was left humiliated and at the mercy of a hung parliament, Mr Johnson is on course for a massive majority of more than 80 seats in the House of Commons. So how can this happen? Well, analysis shows the Tories may not so much have won this election as much as Labour lost it. Jeremy Corbyn's party saw its vote share absolutely collapse by nearly eight points. It was down to just 32% having been nearly 40% in 2017. poll loading Should we keep the first past the post voting system? 11000+ VOTES SO FAR Yes No This leaves Labour currently with 203 seats - its worst result as a party since as 1935. Meanwhile the Scottish National Party got 4% of the vote, up 0.9 points. This saw them gain 14 … [Read more...] about Figures show how Labour lost the election far more than the Tories won it
close Video Sean Hannity: What did Obama know about 'sham' Russia investigation, and when did he know it? Sean Hannity: What did Obama know about 'sham' Russia investigation, and when did he know it? "Hannity" host Sean Hannity reacted to Justice Department Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz's testimony about the origins of the Russia investigation and asked what former President Barack Obama's role was in the probe. Hannity joined Mark Levin for an interview airing Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on "Life, Liberty & Levin" and told the Constitutional attorney and radio host that the former president must have had knowledge of the 2016 investigation. "I want to know what Obama -- what did you know and when did you know it?" Hannity said. "Because as your friend [former federal prosecutor] Andy McCarthy will say, 'You can't have a counterintelligence investigation without it starting with the president in the Oval Office.'" Hannity recalled … [Read more...] about Sean Hannity: What did Obama know about Russia investigation, and when did he know it?
A 26-year-old who appeared on a reality TV show when she married a man 35 years older than her has been elected as a Tory MP. After winning the Bishop Auckland seat - which has been held by Labour since 1935 - Dehenna Davison paid an emotional tribute to her late father, who was killed by a single blow to the head when she was 13. She will be familiar to reality TV enthusiasts, having featured on Channel 4 show Bride and Prejudice last year. Ms Davison was a politics student at Hull University when she met local Conservative councillor John Fareham, who was 59 when the programme aired. The couple appeared on the show in a bid to convince her grandfather Paul - who was just eight years older than her groom - that they were a good match. Her victory was a major breakthrough by Boris Johnson's Tories into Labour's northern heartlands. Their romance blossomed when they were out campaigning in Kingston upon Hull North, where she stood as a candidate in 2015. They were brought closer … [Read more...] about Reality TV star, 26, who married man 35 years her senior is elected as Tory MP
United States playing captain Woods outclassed International opponent Abraham Ancer 3 and 2 in the deciding singles session for his 27th victory. American superstar Woods equalled Phil Mickelson's all-time record in Friday's foursomes at Royal Melbourne Golf Club, where he has remained perfect this week with three wins.Woods - a 15-time major winner - has put defending champions the USA on track for an eighth consecutive Presidents Cup title. Another birdie for @TigerWoods.#USTeam Captain stays at 2 UP. pic.twitter.com/IB0Hl4bOVa — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 15, 2019 More TIGER WOODS News Presidents Cup 2019: Star-struck USA team shower winning captain Tiger Woods in praise Presidents Cup 2019: Tiger celebrates 'amazing' comeback Presidents Cup 2019: Tiger's record in numbers Presidents Cup 2019: USA charging towards stunning victory Presidents Cup 2019: Internationals on track for first title since 1998 Presidents Cup 2019: Clutch birdies give rallying USA … [Read more...] about Presidents Cup 2019: Tiger Woods breaks record
Down 10-8 prior to Sunday's deciding singles, the USA faced an uphill battle to claim an eighth consecutive title as no team had ever trailed after three sessions and won the Presidents Cup. However, the USA are on track to sensationally retain their crown, with Tiger Woods' team up in six of the 12 matches and projected to triumph 15.5 - 14.5 at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. First out against Abraham Ancer, Woods returned for the singles showdown after sitting out on Saturday and the 15-time major champion has led the way in more overcast conditions. From 4 down through 10 tied after [email protected] is on a ROLL.pic.twitter.com/RmDGGE2X1p — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 15, 2019 Woods - who can break the record for most matches won at the Presidents Cup - leads Ancer 3up through 15 holes. Controversial American Patrick Reed - without his usual caddie following a fan altercation on Saturday - birdied five of his opening seven holes in a remarkable start to his day against C.T. Pan. … [Read more...] about Presidents Cup 2019: USA charging towards stunning victory