Sunday, August 13, 2017

Breitbart - Claim: ‘English Version of Donald Trump’ Rees-Mogg Considers Tory Leadership Bid

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is reportedly considering running to replace Theresa May as prime minister, as the nation’s ‘paper of record’ hailed him as “an English Trump but better at Latin”.

The MP for North East Somerset, who was recently polled as the second favourite to replace Mrs. May, is “sounding out” friends about whether he should enter the race, The Sunday Times reports.

The traditionalist, father-of-six, Mr. Rees-Mogg, 48, has been a loyal supporter of Mrs. May and her Brexit agenda. However, he is said to be giving “careful consideration” to his political career, friends claimed.

In an interview with the paper, he sidestepped questions about his ambition, saying: “I think if I threw my hat into the ring, my hat would be thrown back at me pretty quickly.” ...