Wednesday 6 July 2022 12:51 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg insists losing chancellors 'happens' as he digs in to support ... trends now

Wednesday 6 July 2022 12:51 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg insists losing chancellors 'happens' as he digs in to support ... trends now
Wednesday 6 July 2022 12:51 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg insists losing chancellors 'happens' as he digs in to support ... trends now

Wednesday 6 July 2022 12:51 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg insists losing chancellors 'happens' as he digs in to support ... trends now

Jacob Rees-Mogg insists losing chancellors 'happens' as he digs in to support on-the-edge Boris Johnson... but Lord Frost says it's time for the Prime Minister to go Jacob Rees-Mogg played down the significance of the Chancellor's resignation  He insisted Boris Johnson made a 'minor mistake' in the Pincher scandal The PM acknowledged he should have sacked Mr Pincher after he behaved inappropriately as a Foreign Office Minister

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Jacob Rees-Mogg last night issued a staunch defence of Boris Johnson and played down the significance of the Chancellor’s resignation.

The ultra-loyal Brexit Opportunities Minister insisted Mr Johnson had made a ‘minor mistake’ in the Pincher scandal.

He told Sky News: ‘If the Prime Minister is hearing endless things about all sorts of public business, he cannot possibly be expected to remember every last detail.

‘Doesn’t that show you a big man who is willing to apologise when he makes a mistake? I’m not pretending the Prime Minister didn’t make a mistake. It’s obvious. The Prime Minister, forgetting one incident, was not swayed by rumour.’

Jacob Rees-Mogg (pictured) played down the significance of the Chancellor's resignation as he defended Boris Johnson last night

Jacob Rees-Mogg (pictured) played down the significance of the Chancellor's resignation as he defended Boris Johnson last night

Mr Rees-Mogg insisted Boris Johnson had made a ¿minor mistake¿ in the Pincher scandal. The PM acknowledged yesterday he should have sacked Mr Pincher when he was found to have behaved inappropriately as a Foreign Office Minister

Mr Rees-Mogg insisted Boris Johnson had made a ‘minor mistake’ in the Pincher scandal. The PM acknowledged yesterday he should have sacked Mr Pincher when he was found to have behaved inappropriately as a Foreign Office Minister

Mr Johnson acknowledged yesterday he should have sacked Mr Pincher when he was found to have behaved inappropriately as a Foreign Office Minister.

Mr Rees-Mogg also claimed that ‘losing chancellors is something that happens’.

‘The Prime Minister won the vote. The

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