PM’s staff panic as he’s caught on camera with plastic coffee cup


The Jennifer Arcuri scandal? Allegations that he squeezed a young journalist’s thigh 20 years ago? The Supreme Court finding his prorogation of Parliament unlawful? The impending Brexit deadline? The Irish backstop? His lack of a Commons majority?

Nope. You’ve got it all wrong, dear readers. Boris Johnson’s key issue is his use of unsustainable drinking receptacles.

Well don’t take my word for it. This video of his staff going into meltdown mode as he gets near the cameras while holding a plastic coffee cup speaks for itself, surely.

This is the most captivating 15 seconds of political drama I’ve seen in years pic.twitter.com/7uY6XjY1E2

The footage shows one staffer pass the Prime Minister a plastic coffee cup, to which he says “thank you”.

It’s like something out of the House of Cards or the West Wing. You know, going behind the scenes, seeing how politics *really* works …

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