British Prime Minister David Cameron made an extraordinary plea for Jeremy Corbyn to step down as leader of the opposition Labour Party in the House of Commons today, the Daily Mail reports.
In the days after Britain’s shock Brexit vote, Corbyn has faced an unprecedented revolt from his party colleagues. Despite a crushing loss in a vote of no confidence—where 81 percent of Labour lawmakers voted against him—he has refused to stand down. The toxic Labour civil war is great for Conservative election prospects, but Cameron said the current crisis was too important to allow Labour disarray to continue.
Cameron announced last week that he would resign later in the year. “It might be in my party’s interest for him to sit there,” Cameron said. “It’s not in the national interest and I would say, for heaven’s sake man, go.”