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Angela Eagle's Gobsmacked Reaction To Boris Johnson Being Made Foreign Secretary Is Excellent

Theresa May has done what?

13/07/2016 23:16 | Updated 14 July 2016

The appointment of Boris Johnson as foreign secretary caught much of Westminster, and the world, by surprise.

Not least Labour leadership candidate Angela Eagle, who found out who new prime minister Theresa May had handed the Foreign Office to during the middle of a speech.

Unaware of the appointment, Eagle, poked fun at Johnson’s fall from grace. “Oh Boris is fun, he’s great isn’t he, bouncing around, going to be the next prime minister and all of that, and they never actually..” she began, before being interrupted with the news.

“They’ve just made him foreign secretary?” she asked the audience in disbelief.

Unable to hide her surprise, Eagle wheeled around on the stage, hands on hips.

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