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Paul Flynn is thrown out of Commons for calling Philip Hammond a 'liar'
The Telegraph ^ | Rosa Prince

Posted on 09/18/2012 8:16:09 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Paul Flynn is thrown out of Commons for calling Philip Hammond a 'liar'

Paul Flynn has been suspended from the House of Commons after accusing defence ministers of 'lying' about events surrounding the deaths of soldiers in Afghanistan.

By Rosa Prince, Online Political Editor

3:42PM BST 18 Sep 2012

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The Labour MP was ordered to leave the Chamber and suspended from the Commons for 24 hours after comparing statements given by Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, and his ministerial team to the First World War when "politicians lied and soldiers died".

John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons, told the left-winger that he was behaving in a "grossly disorderly manner". Mr Hammond added that the claims were "scandalous".

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; friendlies; killed; soldiers
Sounds familiar.

"politicians lied and soldiers died".

Paul Flynn

1 posted on 09/18/2012 8:16:15 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

If that were the case here, congress would be empty.


2 posted on 09/18/2012 8:21:40 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: KeyLargo
Just watched it on the Parliament website...Skinner and Flynn are typical (meaning despicable) European fellow travelers.
3 posted on 09/18/2012 8:53:54 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama's Reelected Imagine The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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