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Alistair Burt on Boris Johnson's Party Purge

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 2m 58s Video has closed captioning.

Alistair Burt was one of the over 20 Conservative MPs who rebelled to vote against Prime Minister Boris Johnson and in favor of legislation to block a No Deal Brexit. His reward? Johnson kicked him out of the Conservative Party in what critics called a purge. Burt joins the program from London to discuss the week’s extraordinary events.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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