The seeds of the disastrous day were sown last Wednesday when Bradford West MP, Naz Shah, was suspended for Facebook posts about Israel
The Guido Fawkes website reported she shared posts comparing Israel to ‘apartheid’ and even Hitler’s Germany.
Speaking to BBC Radio London last Thursday, Livingstone said of Shah: “Her remarks were over the top but she’s not anti-Semitic. I’ve been in the Labour Party for 47 years, I’ve never heard anyone say anything antisemitic.”
Here's a full recap of the day...