British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was given a hero's welcome on December 13, as he returned to 10 Downing Street from Buckingham Palace, where he had asked the Queen for permission to form a new government.
The left-wing Labour party, in contrast to the Conservatives, is de-emphasising Brexit and concentrating instead on domestic issues in its newly-released manifesto.
Watson had long been a thorn in the side for the Labour left.
The US President told Nigel Farage in a radio interview that Corbyn would be "so bad" and take the UK "into such bad places".
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson mocked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday, comparing his refusal to hold elections thus far to the precepts of late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
If Boris Johnson's government fell, the leader of the main opposition Labour party Jeremy Corbyn would most likely succeed him.
Although under fire from all sides over Brexit, Britain's ruling Conservatives under Prime Minister Boris Johnson still lead in the opinion polls.