Channel 4 News' introduction for Jacob Rees-Mogg was absolutely savage

Marianne Eloise@marianne_eloise
Wednesday 02 October 2019 09:15
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Jacob Rees-Mogg is set to get the Queen's approval for proroguing Parliament, and so far, it's not going so well.

While there's no news on what the actual Queen thinks of the unlawful move yet but Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy made his feelings pretty clear.

In a segment filmed ahead of Rees-Mogg's planned meeting, Guru-Murthy says that Rees-Mogg

I am joined by Jacob Rees-Mogg and it's our first chance to speak to him since he was appointed as leader of the Commons, flew to Scotland to get the Queen's approval for unlawfully proroguing parliament and then watched us all unravel in what he's supposed to have called a constitutional coup.

In a moment I will ask him what he thinks the new masterplan is that will get Brexit done.

The introduction sees Rees-Mogg raising his eyebrows a first few times and looking genuinely uncomfortable at being confronted with his actions, but we'll see how long that lasts.

The clip quickly went viral and people on Twitter were thrilled with Guru-Murthy's shade.

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