TV debate tomorrow. The overwhelming favourite to become prime minister was ridiculed for claiming a fear of Nigel Farage would force Brussels to grant him a better deal. Mr Johnson also said that the “obvious” solution to the Brexit impasse was to replace
Boris Johnson came under fire at home and abroad after he revealed his Brexit plan and admitted he would duck a live
the Irish backstop with hi-tech checks away from the border. One senior EU figure warned that voters had fallen for the “populist lies” of the former foreign secretary during the referendum, adding “no one is scared” of Mr Farage and they would not be “held hostage”.