But Dan was clearly dissatisfied with Ms Patel’s answer, and asked her again: “So will you be pleased to see the back of Trump?”
She stood firm and insisted: “Well, this is the end of his administration and we have to look forward and not backwards.”
Taking to Twitter, one fan blasted Dan for wanting the minister to make “derogatory” comments about Trump.
“@BBCBreakfast lost a little respect for @mrdanwalker just now with him pressing @pritipatel to make derogatory comments about Trump and then Biden’s opinion on BoJo,” they snapped.
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