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Jeremy Corbyn Is Literally Pulled Away From Answering Questions About His Leadership

The look says it all

29/06/2016 16:11 | Updated 29 June 2016

Jeremy Corbyn was literally pulled away from journalists this afternoon as questions over his future as Labour leader intensified.

After another torrid day which saw more resignations from his Shadow Cabinet, former party leader Ed Miliband calling for him to step down and even David Cameron urging him go, Corbyn faced the media at just after 3.30pm.

 

Standing next to Deputy Leader Tom Watson – who is being touted as a unity candidate to replace Corbyn – in London, the Labour leader addressed the rise in hate crime since last week’s EU referendum.

However, when a journalist said “Mr Corbyn, a quick question about the leadership?”, Niall Sookoo, Unite the Union veteran, grabbed the Labour leader’s jacket and pulled him away.

One Twitter user said Corbyn looked “broken”.

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    Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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    Ambassador of Poland Witold Sobkow (left) greets Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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    Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson (left) watches as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn (right) speaks to the media during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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    Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) and his deputy Tom Watson during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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    Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
  • Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
    Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson (left) watches as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn (right) speaks to the media during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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    Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to the Polish Social Cultural Association in Hammersmith, west London, which was vandalised with anti-immigration graffiti.
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