Boris Johnson says Theresa May has ‘wrapped a suicide vest’ around the UK constitution with her Brexit strategy

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  • Boris Johnson launched a fresh attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, saying that she “wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution” and handed the detonator to the EU.
  • He added that the UK had handed EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier a “jemmy with which Brussels can choose — at any time — to crack apart the union between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.”
  • His comments appeared in the Mail on Sunday.
  • The former foreign secretary’s choice of language drew ire from fellow Conservative MPs, including ex-army officer Tom Tugendhat.
  • Johnson’s piece comes two days after he and his wife announced their divorce, which fuelled speculation about his leadership ambitions.

Boris Johnson launched a fresh attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, saying that she “wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution” and handing the detonator to the EU.

The former foreign secretary’s comments, which were published in the Mail on Sunday, specifically criticised May’s so-called Chequers proposal, which was agreed earlier this year.

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