WATCH: Claire Byrne's brilliant reaction to bizarre claim by DUP MP sums up Brexit
Democratic Unionist Party MP Sammy Wilson was a guest on Claire Byrne Live on Monday night.
Wilson is the party's spokesperson on Brexit and was highly critical of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for his behaviour during the Brexit negotiations, calling it "abominable".
He continued to make some wild claims about the threats Varadkar has made during the negotiations prompting an incredulous Claire Byrne to interrupt to set the record straight.
Sammy Wilson: "Leo Varadkar has behaved in an abominable way"
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"Leo Varadkar has behaved in an abominable way during these negotiations," Wilson said.
"Let’s not forget that these are the kind of threats we’ve had from the Taoiseach: The electricity could get switched off in Northern Ireland, planes from England would not be allowed to fly over the Irish Republic."
At this point Claire Byrne interrupted to say: "I’m not sure Leo Varadkar said all of that."
Wilson continued: "He was going to send troops to the Irish border. In fact he talked about a Berlin Wall, he could not erect a Berlin Wall along the Irish border."
At this point Byrne's reaction summed up Brexit in a nutshell as she exclaimed: "Sammy Wilson! Sammy Wilson he has said none of those things. Come on, he’s said none of those things."
"They were recorded freely in your papers and the Taoiseach has not denied those kind of things were said," Wilson responded.