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>> Mr. Corbyn, a quick question about the leadership.>> Jeremy Corbyn looking caught in the headlights as he faces a mounting revolt from his own MPs. And Thursday afternoon, he's expected to face a direct challenge. Media reporting senior MP Angela Eagle will formerly contest the labor leadership.>> I'm gonna get in my car and go to work.
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>> Labor MPs passed a motion of no confidence on Corbyn this week. Furious at what they call a lackluster performance in the lead up to the EU referendum. On Wednesday former leader Ed Miliband adding his voice to the mix.>> Sadly I believe he has to go.>> Labour's Deputy Leader Tom Watson has been trying to convince Corbyn of that, warning the party risks an existential crisis, but to no avail.
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>> We're still at an impasse I'm afraid.>> Jeremy, Jeremy!>>
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>> Exactly what they're doing.
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Thank you very much.>> The veteran hard left MP was elected last year on the back of grassroots support. On Wednesday, the Unions put out the statement calling the crisis unnecessary. They said Corbyn's position shouldn't be challenged, except through the proper procedures.