Andrew Marr’s on air gaffe

Andrew Marr's on air gaffe
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Oh dear. Andrew Marr has found himself in the firing line this morning after the presenter congratulated a Tory minister on her interview... live on air.

Penny Mordaunt appeared on the programme to answer questions on the unfolding Oxfam scandal and her plans as the recently appointed DfID Secretary. After putting in a confident showing, Marr – thinking the cameras had stopped rolling – went to congratulate her and offer a thumbs up. Only the exchange was broadcast live on air:

Did Andrew Marr just turn to @PennyMordaunt at the end of this interview on @MarrShow and whisper “that was very good”!!!!!!

— Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) February 11, 2018

One for the MSM conspiracy theorists...

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