Johnson's office silent as rivals call for adviser to be sacked

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman refused to comment on Monday when asked about the hiring of an adviser who has discussed the benefits of forced contraception and said data showed the U.S. black population had lower IQ than white people.

British media reported that Andrew Sabisky had been hired by Johnson’s office to an unspecified role. His appointment drew criticism from rival parties after the Mail on Sunday reported statements made in...
source: Reuters

2020-02-17 19:44
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