Tory leadership: Sunak and Mordaunt lead race to succeed Boris Johnson after ...
Conservative MP David Davis is the talk of the town on social media after turning up to parliament looking pretty disheveled following a dentist visit.
As a result, he instantly became a meme.
Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's recent resignation, there is currently a challenging Tory leadership race.
Penny Mordaunt, the Minister of State for Trade, has narrowed the gap with Rishi Sunak and increased her lead over Liz Truss in the second round of voting by Tory MPs in the competition to be the party leader and prime minister.
Mourdant received 83 votes, while the former chancellor, Sunak, won 101 - a gap of 18, which is three lower than the gap yesterday after the first round.
\u201cBold of David Davis to go on the telly looking like he just woke up on a park bench with a bit of dried sick around his mouth\u201d
— Fancy Brenda \ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\ud83c\udf08\ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\u26a7\ufe0f (they/them) (@Fancy Brenda \ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\ud83c\udf08\ud83c\udff3\ufe0f\u200d\u26a7\ufe0f (they/them))
\u201cI\u2019m David Davis and this is my 15th drink\u201d
In January, Davis dramatically called on Boris Johnson to quit in January, became the most senior Conservative to demand his resignation over the partygate scandal, and intervened during the prime minister's questions.
"You have sat there too long for all the good you have done," Davis said, in a quote first attributed to Oliver Cromwell.
The direct attack on his former Brexit ally caused gasps in the Commons chamber after Johnson said questions about theMay 2020 party were "wasting people's time".
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