Former British Prime Minister and Labour Party leader Tony Blair expressed his sympathy for present Prime Minister May Saturday, as he expressed his view of the “absolute” necessity that Brexit be halted.
The globalist politician made his remarks in an interview with Sky News, commenting that having been in the Prime Minister’s position himself years before “I do feel sorry for her”.
Speaking to Sky News, the former Prime Minister said while he believed Mrs May had the “best interests of the country at heart”, he also “profoundly disagreed” with her decision to implement the Brexit decision.
Disregarding the result of the EU referendum, Blair said he would rather see “more leadership” and less “followship” from the Prime Minister.
He just doesn't give up, does he?
— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) July 15, 2017
Expressing his sympathy towards May’s situation, Blair said it was “unseemly” that the Prime Minister was surrounded by people “waiting for the moment they decide to throw her off the ledge”.
The Prime Minister is presently coming under pressure from different factions within the Conservative party after her failed attempt to solidify her power with a snap election. On one side, Europhile Tories favour a so-called transitional deal which would force Britain to retain many of the conditions and controls it presently labours under within the European Union.
On the other hand, are Tory Brexiteers who support a full Brexit. Remain supporting Conservative Chancellor Phillip Hammond blamed that full Brexit faction of Conservatives for a recent spate of negative press stories about himself, claiming leaks from within the cabinet from members who oppose his vision to keeping Britain tied to the EU.
Making the apparent accusation on Sunday morning’s Andrew Marr BBC show, Chancellor Hammond said damaging leaks about his remarks on worker’s pay were “generated by people who are not happy” with his Brexit views.
— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) September 2, 2016
Hammond’s accusation and insistence there would be no leadership challenge against Theresa May comes as prominent Brexiteers including David Davis are positioning themselves to take the leadership.
Blair’s comments came as he said it was in his opinion “absolutely necessary” that Brexit be stopped. As reported by Breitbart London Saturday, Blair said: “I think it’s absolutely necessary that it doesn’t happen because I think every day is bringing us fresh evidence that it’s doing us damage economically, certainly doing us damage politically”.
Before Brexit, Blair had once been tipped to become President of the European Council.