TEHRAN, Jun 17 - Tory prime minister candidate Boris Johnson has a laundry list of gaffes across his career, spanning from his time as Foreign Minister to UK prime minister Theresa May to dodging questions over his cocaine use whist at university – statements which were first made on the BBC's "Have I Got News For You" in 2005.
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -As Mr Johnson continues to, quite convincingly, argue his case for the position of No 10, here are the top five of his most controversial statements made towards Heads of State across the world and others, some of whom he would have to face and actually try to form productive working relations with as the UK's potential next Prime Minister.
US President Donald Trump, 2016
- "I would invite him to come and see the whole of London … except that I wouldn't want to expose Londoners to any risk of meeting Donald Trump”.
Till he sowed his wild oats/ With the help of a goat/ But he didn’t even stop to thankera"