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‘He left when he ought to keep!’ Donald Tusk takes Brexit-themed jab at Cummings on Twitter

‘He left when he should stay!’ Donald Tusk takes Brexit-themed jab at Cummings on Twitter

Donald Tusk has taken to Twitter to troll British PM Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings over his failure to abide by Covid-19 lockdown steerage, evaluating his rule-breaking 260-mile drive to Brexit.

“That is apparently Cummings and his Brexit pals’ rule: that they go away when they need to keep,” Tusk, the previous president of the European Council, quipped on Twitter on Tuesday. Cummings has been described as one of many masterminds behind Brexit. 

However, the avidly pro-EU Tusk, who now heads the European Individuals’s Social gathering (EPP) grouping within the European Parliament, final yr described Brexit as “probably the most spectacular errors” in EU historical past.

Cummings is on the heart of a political storm over his choice to drive from London to his dad and mom’ farm in Durham in April along with his sick spouse and the couple’s younger youngster whereas the federal government was explicitly advising Brits to not journey and to remain at residence as a lot as potential.

The highest aide to Johnson refused to resign or provide any apology for his cross-country jaunt at a press convention on Monday, throughout which he provided a convoluted account of why he made varied journeys which broke authorities tips.

Whereas some Twitter customers thought Tusk’s tweet was prime trolling and a mic drop second, others have been much less impressed, suggesting that he ought to keep out of UK politics.

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