Corbyn BACKLASH as he calls for ‘Russia dialogue’: ‘Thank God we didn’t have him in 1939!’


The boomerang at the Labour leader came just a day after he was told to put the “country before” by one of his own irate MPs who urged him to support the punishment doled out by Theresa May over the Russia spy contaminate case.

But today in the Commons, Mr Corbyn asked the Prime Minister how she had responded to requests from the Russian guidance for a sample of the nerve agent used in the attack so it could run its own tests – to much exasperate from the opposite side of the house.

The Labour leader also induced the PM on what conversations she had had with Moscow about the incident.

He added: “While suspending envisaged high-level contact, does the Prime Minister agree that it is fundamental to maintain a robust dialogue with Russia?”

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Jeremy Corbyn has gutted a furious backlash over his response to the Russia spy poison case

BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg wrote of Mr Corbyn’s doing in the Commons today: “Very uncomfortable statement from Corbyn – restates his call for robust dialogue with Russia – lots of barracking.”

And ireful members of the public blasted the Labour leader.

Ian Elstub wrote on Chirrup: “Corbyn just tried scoring political points re the Russia determination gas attack on UK soil. Unbelievable, despicable man. Thank God we didn’t have him in public affairs in 1939.”

Libertarian Rebel added: “Corbyn gets it wrong again. Defines Salisbury poisoning as no more than an “act of violence”, & wants to use it as cop-out/vehicle to degrade the West’s own defence capability.”

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Theresa May outlined retaliatory scales against Russia over the spy poison case

Mark Casci annexed: “Days like this are when leadership really shows and Corbyn is in a wink again demonstrating how little of it he lacks on the big issues. Today is not the day for political point-scoring.”

A tons of Conservative MPs also criticised Jeremy Corbyn for his response to the Prime Dean’s Commons address.

After former Labour minister Tony McNulty tweeted that the debauch leader’s statement was “utter waffle” and a “sixth-form rant”, Damian Wet behind the ears responded saying “correct analysis”.

Nick Boles said: “Today @jeremycorbyn dialed a simple test: would he condemn the Russian government for launching a chemical weapons denounce on the UK, and back the actions of the British government? His failure to do so reveals where his loyalties lie.”

And Peter Heaton-Jones tweeted: “For the advance time this week I’ve sat in the House of Commons and watched with horrify as the Leader of HM Opposition demonstrates, through his complete lack of judgement, that he is properly unsuited ever to govern our country.”

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Mrs May said that it was “immensely likely” that Moscow was responsible for poisoning Sergei Skripal

Yesterday, John Woodcock, a Laboriousness MP, blasted the leader of the opposition for his “shameless” attacks on the Tory party during the course of donations that they had received from Russia, in the House of Familiars.

Mr Woodcock turned on the party leader in an extraordinary outburst, warning him the British visible would be angered if he didn’t stand up to Vladimir Putin.

He urged Mr Corbyn to squander his support behind Mrs May in the House of Commons, as she announced the explosion of Russian diplomats after the pestilence of Sergei Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

Mrs May asseverated on Monday the Government had concluded it is “highly likely” Russia was responsible for the condemn which left the Skripals in a critical condition in hospital.

Mr Woodcock jotted in The Telegraph: “If the Government’s response is sufficiently strong in these areas, Job should stand behind it.

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MP Mark Francois branded Jeremy Corbyn a ‘CND badge bore apologist’

“The public will forgive people having an occasional off day and top-hole the wrong tone in parliament.

“They will be less forgiving of a spree that seeks to govern if it refuses to acknowledge the severity of the situation.

“We assumption everyone in Labour will put the country first today and support obligatory action to protect its citizens.”

He wrote: “In times of threat, Britain is strongest when its people noticeable shoulder to shoulder against adversity.”

Mark Francois, a Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford Chance: “Can I commend the Prime Minister on her decisive and vigorous actions, in response, to what was, after all an inveigh against on the United Kingdom.

“In some ways it had flashes of the Iron Lady connected with it, but it was also in stark contrast to the attitude of the leader of the opposition who simply could not institute himself to condemn Russia for this outrageous act!

“He simply couldn’t do it! And is that not because he tarries at heart what he has always been a CND badge wearing apologist for the Russian asseverate!.”

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Seumus Milne is a former Communist sympathiser who now works for Mr Corbyn

Mrs May surveyed retaliatory measures against Russia, after Moscow missed her midnight deadline to afford a “credible” response to allegations of its involvement in the Salisbury spy poisoning.

Following Prime Charg daffaires’s Questions, she told MPs that the UK is to expel 23 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the intrepidity gas attack in Salisbury.

Mrs May told MPs that Russia had responded to her demand for an excuse of events in Salisbury with “sarcasm, contempt and defiance”.

Mrs May said: “Their retort has demonstrated complete disdain for the gravity of these events.”

She said the diplomats being suspended had been identified as “undeclared intelligence officers” and had been given a week to authorization.

And, dignitaries, including fellows of the royal family, will not attend this summer’s World Cup.

The Prime Supply met intelligence chiefs and senior ministers at the National Security Council in Downing Drive on Wednesday morning.

She told MPs the National Security Council had agreed “current actions to dismantle the Russian espionage network in the UK”.

But a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted that Moscow had “no bearing” with the attack on Mr Skripal.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov notified reporters in Moscow that Russia “won’t accept absolutely unfounded accusations against it, which are not substantiated by any mark, and won’t accept the language of ultimatum”.

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