Jeremy Corbyn would be 'so bad' for Britain, according to Donald Trump

Radio chat Trump and Farage

Radio chat Trump and Farage

During an interview with Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on Britain's LBC radio on Thursday, US President Donald Trump attacked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, saying he would be bad for the United Kingdom, while praising Prime Minister Boris Johnson as a "fantastic man who was right for the times".

Farage's Brexit Party, which won the biggest share of votes at European Parliament elections in May, has its official campaign launch on Friday. "And that failure is his alone", Corbyn said, explaining that the Labour party would let the "people decide whether to leave with a sensible deal or remain".

Pro-EU campaigners breathed a sigh of relief that Britain had been given a stay of execution to avoid a Halloween Brexit nightmare, after stark predictions of chaos and disruption.

"He said he would rather be dead in a ditch than delay beyond today".

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn put the emphasis firmly on economic and social issues, calling the Dec 12 vote a once-in-a-generation chance to transform the country.

It's been almost 100 years since Britain held a general election in December, but why not?

"Labour will get Brexit sorted within six months". "The time we have at hand to conclude this negotiation will be extremely short, 11 months". "That really isn't complicated".

Mr Corbyn, kicking off Labour's election campaign with a speech in Battersea, south London, said the only way to resolve Brexit was through a second referendum.

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Faced with a vote as much about Brexit as the contenders, making it more hard to predict, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and BlueBay Asset Management have backed away from bets on pound strength.

The Prime Minister knew he didn't have the numbers in parliament to allow him to keep these promises, and to what extent the British electorate will now feel Mr Johnson was willfully misleading them with these repeated dishonest claims will be revealed at the ballot box.

"Our central view is we probably assume that Johnson does manage to cobble together a government and he gets the deal through", said Rabobank's Foley, who expects the currency could rally 2% to $1.32 on this scenario before trade talks with the European Union again cap sterling strength."In an election, the Tories are widely expected to win and implement the Johnson deal", said BlueBay's Dowding.

All seats in the 650-seat House of Commons are up for grabs in the early election, chosen by Britain's 46 million eligible voters.

Among them is cabinet minister Nicky Morgan, who partly blamed abuse she has received for her decision to step down after nine years in parliament.

Divisions over Brexit have seen sometimes toxic rhetoric on all sides.

Long-standing Conservative MP Caroline Spelman, who is also retiring, warned of a "wild west of internet abuse".

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