This guy continues to follow in Trump’s footsteps….
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was trying mightily Monday to showcase his shiny new agenda for the people, but his Conservative Party’s annual conference has been overshadowed by accusations about how he treats women.
The latest is a claim by a Sunday Times columnist that Johnson groped her thigh — “high up” — at a magazine lunch in 1999.
“Untrue,” says 10 Downing Street.
He’s also accused of abusing his position as mayor of London to grant favorable treatment to a friend, U.S. businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri.
Johnson claims to have “no interest to declare” in Arcuri’s firm.
He has additionally prompted outrage among female lawmakers for seeming to dismiss their suggestion that his rhetoric — accusing his opponents of “surrender” — encourages threats against them.
Over the weekend, the Sunday Times announced, “on the second anniversary of #MeToo, our new columnist recalls a scandalous encounter with the prime minister.”…