We look like a seven-stone weakling being comically bent out of shape by a 500lb gorilla."In the most contentious passage, Johnson castigated the so-called backstop plan to ensure no hard Irish border, which would see Northern Ireland effectively remain part of the single market if no other workable solution is found.Johnson wrote: "We have opened ourselves to perpetual political blackmail".
Writing in The Mail on Sunday newspaper, Johnson repeated that May's plan to follow European Union rules on trade in goods after Brexit - a plan over which he quit his job in protest in July - were a "humiliation".
"Comparing the PM to that isn't amusing", he said, taking on Johnson on Twitter.
We have wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution - and handed the detonator to [EU chief Brexit negotiator] Michel Barnier'. "There is no justification for such an outrageous, inappropriate and hurtful analogy", Burt said.
Johnson resigned in response, saying at the time that the deal would make Britain a "vassal state".
Downing Street has said it did not want to give Boris Johnson's controversial anti-Chequers weekend column any more publicity and insisted that there would be no backing away from the Brexit negotiating plan, despite a warning it could split the Tory party.
Mr Tugendhat replied: "That's exactly my view and that is why I say I have made my view very clear".
The spokesman said: "This isn't language the prime minister would choose to use".Читайте также: Samsung might release foldable screen device within the year
The Times leads on allies of Mr Johnson claiming there was a "sanctioned hit operation" being orchestrated by Number 10 after he claimed Theresa May's Brexit strategy was like a "suicide vest".
Mr Johnson's relationships have landed him in trouble in the past.
And Tory Brexiteer Andrew Bridgen said the way Mr Johnson "says it how he sees it and speaks truth unto power" was "something that endears him to a huge swathe of the British public".
Home Secretary Sajid Javid rebuked his former Cabinet colleague, saying: "I think there are much better ways to articulate your differences".
"Under the Chequers proposal we are set to agree to accept their rules - forever - with no say on the making of those rules".
His extraordinary comments came just hours after he announced he would be divorcing his wife of 25 years, Marina Wheeler.
In his Mail on Sunday article, Mr Hunt said Parliament would get to debate and vote on any agreement, adding: "Until then, we should not rush to judgement on a deal that is still under negotiation".
MP Sarah Wollaston said she would consider leaving the party if Mr Johnson became leader. In 2004, he was sacked as Conservative vice chairman after lying about an extramarital affair. "Personally I hope that won't happen".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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