PUBLISHED: 09:20, Fri, Nov 1, 2019 | UPDATED: 09:24, Fri, Nov 1, 2019
BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty savaged Labour Party MP Barry Gardiner as she took him to task on his claims that the NHS would be on the table in a US Brexit trade deal. Mr Gardiner insisted that it was on the table and that Boris Johnson would use it during the negotiations of a post-Brexit trade agreement. However, Ms Munchetty hit back arguing that President Donald Trump, the Conservative Government and the Health Secretary Matt Hancock had all denied this.
She began by saying: “He is the president of the United States, one of the most powerful countries in the world.
“We, the UK, supposedly have a special relationship with the United States.
“Your leader Jeremy Corbyn is in the middle of a general election campaign saying he should lead the country.
“Yet, the leader of one of the most powerful countries in the world doesn’t think very much of Jeremy Corbyn.
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“That is why it is important, not necessarily of how rich these people are, but the future of this country and its