In Leaked Tape, Pompeo Vows to 'Push Back' Against UK's Jeremy Corbyn

Britain's human rights watchdog also said it launched an investigation into whether the Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism.

In recorded comments to Jewish leaders, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised USA intervention against British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn if he gets elected as Britain's next prime minister.

Pompeo made the comments during an off-the-record meeting in NY earlier this month where he also spoke about the Middle East peace plan that is set to be fully unveiled this summer.

He promised that the USA "won't wait" until Corbyn is elected to "push back", because things can get a little tricky once an election has already inconveniently taken place.

"You should know, we won't wait for him to do those things to being to push back".

In the audio, Pompeo can be heard promising to do his "level best" to stop Mr Corbyn - who vehemently supports raising taxes on the rich to fund the renationalisation of public services - ever being elected into 10 Downing Street as Prime Minister of the UK. His response was met with "fervent applause from attendees", the Post reports.

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"It's too risky and too important and too hard once it's already happened".

Questions have been raised over whether Pompeo was using the fight against anti-semitism as convenient "cover" to intervene in British affairs "at the behest of Israel", and why there was no wider and more critical media coverage of Pompeo's comments, given the clear-cut case of attempted meddling. The comments come after continued allegations of anti-Semitism in the Labour party, and the USA diplomat has suggested he would seek to intervene to prevent Jeremy Corbyn from getting the UK's top job. Most recently, Corbyn defended newly elected MP Lisa Forbes, who had liked a Facebook post which had accompanying text that said British Prime Minister Theresa May had a "Zionist Slave Masters agenda".

Corbyn said Forbes was "not a racist in any way". Leader Jeremy Corbyn established the Chakrabati inquiry in 2016 to investigate the state of racism within the party's ranks.

Corbyn's supporters say he is wrongfully accused of anti-Semitism for merely promoting Palestinian rights. He had taken part in the ceremony in Tunis in 2014, a year before becoming Labour party head.

Speaking of the Tories' fifth place finish, he said: "If I had told you that even 90 days ago, you'd have laughed me out of here, and you'd have done so properly".

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