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It's another day and another Brexit shambles, as the man assigned to oversee the whole deal has just quit.
In a dramatic start to Thursday morning, Dominic Raab announced that he would be resigning from the job that he only took over back in July.
The Tory MP confirmed his departure on Twitter, on the grounds that he couldn't in good conscience support the deal proposed by Theresa May.
Today, I have resigned as Brexit Secretary. I cannot in good conscience support the terms proposed for our deal wit… https://t.co/KF6fvigkGn — Dominic Raab (@Dominic Raab)
Raab follows in the footsteps of Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara, who resigned earlier this morning, with Esther McVey and Suella Braverman also resigning in the wake of Raab's departure.
If you didn't need a further example of the state the country is in at the moment, this resignation pretty much defines it.
Brexit isn't working. The government is in chaos and nobody knows that is happening.
Raab (whose only job was to get a good deal for the UK) has quit in protest of the deal being shit — James Felton (@James Felton)
Raab is absolutely the sort of man who arranges to go paintballing at 9am on the second day of a stag do, then does… https://t.co/svzkhCOeva — David Whitley (@David Whitley)
If Dominic Raab resigns I am bagsying ''Raab C Exit'' just FYI. — Kirsty Strickland (@Kirsty Strickland)
Thank u, next https://t.co/stt1FMjU8N — Jacob (@Jacob)
Dominic Raab has resigned so he can do a geography degree — Bill Esterson (@Bill Esterson)
Has anyone seen a Liberal Democrat? — Patrick Strudwick (@Patrick Strudwick)
I remember when I did my history degree that I once thought “gosh, wouldn’t it be interesting to live through a def… https://t.co/k236vH5bqv — George Osborn (@George Osborn)
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