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Piers Morgan slapped down Alastair Campbell after he criticised Rishi Sunak over his interview with the broadcaster.

The former spin physician for Sir Tony Blair questioned why Mr Sunak doesn’t “just do the effing job” as he branded his media appearances “beyond embarrassing”.

But Mr Morgan hit again saying he had greater than 50 conferences with Sir Tony when he was in No 10 which had been organized by Mr Campbell.

Mr Campbell took to X to retweet a submit a couple of guess the Prime Minister entered with Mr Morgan over his Rwanda plan throughout his TalkTV interview on Monday.

He stated: “Instead of playing along with silly stunts on a show that would always be about the presenter, and then doing Test Match Special, can’t he just do the effing job? Be the Prime Minister. His media outings are beyond embarrassing.”

But Mr Morgan replied: “Reminder: I had 56 one-on-one meetings at No10 with Tony Blair when he was Prime Minister, all of them arranged by Campbell. Yes, fifty-six.”

Mr Sunak got here underneath criticism for shaking fingers on a wager provided by Mr Morgan over the Rwanda coverage.

The TalkTV presenter guess Mr Sunak £1,000 to a refugee charity that “you don’t get anybody on those planes before the election”.

The Prime Minister stated: “I want to get the people on the planes. I am working incredibly hard to get the people on the planes.”

Mr Sunak confronted criticism for the guess on the controversial topic as households battle with the price of dwelling disaster.

He has since insisted he’s “not a betting person” and was “taken totally by surprise”.