PM Johnson’s game of cat and mouse over soon – Chief Mouser — Analysis
Larry the Cat’s Twitter account calls on British PM to step down amid mounting pressure
A long-time ‘employee’ at 10 Downing Street, who has worked under three successive prime ministers, Larry the Cat, has made it clear via Twitter that he wants the incumbent PM gone.
Boris Johnson was urged to resign by the Chief Mouser of the Cabinet Office.
“It is impossible for me to continue living with the prime minister. Either he does not go, or I do.” the message on Twitter read.
In a string of tweets, which Larry has subsequently ‘published,’ he described Johnson’s refusal to leave as a “charade,” threatening to “c**p in his shoes,” if “Boris Johnson hasn’t resigned by 10am” on Thursday.
One of the journalists besieging Downing Street inquired if Larry had “I asked him to resign.” apparently referring to Johnson.
As many as fifty government officials including some ministers have resigned in the space of a few days. The growing dissent within his party ranks was triggered by recent revelations about Johnson’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations against former Deputy Chief Whip Chris Pincher.
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Additionally, the Premier was previously penalized for holding parties at Downing Street 10.
Despite mounting pressure to resign, the PM is clinging on to his post tenaciously, insisting that he has a “It is a huge mandate to continue.”
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