15 Aug 2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit blows

From Nine To Noon, 9:51 am on 15 August 2019
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson drinks from a HMP Leeds prison mug as he talks with prison staff during a visit to HM Prison Leeds, a Category B men's prison in Leeds, northern England, on August 13, 2019. (Photo by Jon Super / POOL / AFP)

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UK correspondent Matt Dathan reports on the new war Prime Minister Boris Johnson has opened up with Remainer MPs in his own party, accusing them of "collaborating with the European Union".

He's also been dealt a blow by  Speaker of the US House of Representatives saying a US-UK trade deal is unlikely to pass Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement with the return of a hard border in Ireland. And is a General Election on the cards?