After receiving a £70,000 fine for failing to properly declare election expenses, Tory chairman Patrick McLoughlin was already having a bad day at the office.
But he’s managed to make it even worse by attempting to snatch away the phone of a journalism trying to ask him about the Electoral Commission’s scathing report.
Sky reporter Darren McCaffrey described on Twitter how the MP “lashed out” when he was stopped near Parliament.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 16, 2017
The video shows how McCaffrey had barely finished introducing himself before his phone was pushed towards the ground.
McLoughlin then ignores the reporters’ questions as he hurries back to the safety of Parliament.
The Tories are making a habit of these u-turns…