The European Council president seemingly backed Boris Johnson’s opponents in the upcoming general election.
The Prime Minister wants the possibility of an earlier departure if the UK's withdrawal deal is ratified.
Donald Tusk has said that Brexiteers who had no plan for the UK’s departure from the EU deserve a ‘special place in hell’. The EU chief was met with immediate criticism from Brexiteers, who accused him of insulting leave voters. Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom said Mr Tusk should apologise for his ‘spiteful’ comments.