Strange, both you and #LiarJohnson tweeting *EXACTLY* the same tweet! What an incredible coincidence!
— Marcus Gilbert 3.5% \ud83d\udc99 (@Marcus Gilbert 3.5% \ud83d\udc99)
As much as I disagree with @BorisJohnson and @NadineDorries on every political issue, I deplore this clear attempt by an anonymous Government social media account handler to make them look fucking idiots.pic.twitter.com/ywRfK6Y9Sf
Tory MP Chris Philp was also asked about the issue on Sky News and said Johnson and Dorries "share the same view" which is why they have "used the same words".
Niall Paterson - Nadine Dorries tweeted the exact same tweet as Boris Johnson about the MoS article on Angela Rayner.. what's going on? \n\nChris Philp - They share the same view\n\nNP - Honestly, you're trying to maintain she didn't copy & paste it\n\n#KayBurley #BBCBreakfastpic.twitter.com/z4gzEm4GxB
Rayner hit back at the reports earlier today, saying: “Women in politics face sexism and misogyny every day - and I’m no different. This morning’s is the latest dose of gutter journalism.
“I stand accused of a ‘ploy’ to ‘distract’ the helpless PM - by being a woman, having legs and wearing clothes. I am conspiring to ‘put him off his stride’. The rest I won’t repeat - but you get the picture.”
It’s the latest gaffe to make headlines from Dorries, after the secretary for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport made another blunder by saying she wants everyone to have fast internet so they can “downstream” films.
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