Tory MP Called Out On Live TV ‘Talking Bollocks’

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Tory MP Michael Fallon has been slammed for chatting ‘bollocks’ about Labour in a spectacular clash on live TV.

Less than a month before yet another UK election and tensions are rising, but in the meantime, there’s nothing more enjoyable than a dramatic showdown and this morning’s Andrew Marr Show provided just the very thing.

The whole excruciating scenario arose when Labour’s Emily Thornberry absolutely savaged Conservative MP Michael Fallon live on the show.

Here’s the awkward moment it all kicked off:

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The Shadow Foreign Secretary and the Tory MP, locked horns over Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s alleged support of IRA sympathisers way back in the 80s.

Mr Fallon hit out at Corbyn, accusing him of being a ‘security risk,’ who is not capable of acting against terrorists.

Ms Thornberry was clearly not happy at this and chose to challenge him on his scathing comments.

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She questioned:

If you judge people by who it is they spend time with, the question has to be – do you remember where you were on 27 May 2007?

To which he replied with:

I’m sure you’re going to tell me.

Not easily put off by Mr Fallon’s slightly sarcastic and teensy bit derogatory comments and continued with her argument.

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She said:

Yes I am. You were in Syria and you were celebrating at a reception for the re-election of President Assad with 99% of the vote.

Now, I’m not going to judge you for going to a reception with Assad.

And I don’t think people should judge Jeremy for trying to talk to people who might be open to a settlement in Northern Ireland.

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After that, Mr Fallon was forced to admit he had visited Syria on an official visit and shook the controversial president’s hand.

He replied with:

I don’t recall any party in Syria. I remember a fact-finding visit to Syria.

At this point, things got more uncomfortable, as he was accused of visiting to celebrate Assad’s re-election.

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He said:

Nonsense.

There’s a huge moral difference between talking to other foreign leaders… and Jeremy Corbyn ’s quite open support for the IRA.

This was then the turning point to which Ms Thornberry felt she had to step in and roast him for – in her opinion – chatting total bullshit.

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She exclaimed:

You really can’t just go around making this stuff up.

There’s an election and people need to make decisions on the basis of the truth.

You have just said for example I want to negotiate the future of the Falklands. That is b*****ks!

So not only did things get pretty heated up in there, but she also practically dropped the b-bomb on the BBC. The BBC of all places.

In passionate, political arguments these things are bound to happen and clearly Ms Thornberry felt the need to really get her point across.

Definitely awkward, but it made for great viewing.