Mr Leslie said Labour missed an "open goal" as he had "never known" a more beatable prime minister than Theresa May.
French doesn't think Brexit didn't really influence the outcome of the election for the Conservatives. "Now let's get to work".
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who took the party from one Scottish seat to 13, said there would now have to be "consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve as we leave".
But just hours later, DUP leader Arlene Foster was more reserved in her enthusiasm.
She said: "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". The Telegraph said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace her.
Mrs May has reached a "confidence and supply" agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
"We will - obviously - amend the Queen's Speech. We can still do this", he continued.
Mrs May insisted only the Tories and the DUP have the legitimacy to form a government and hailed their "strong relationship". He said British people have had enough of austerity politics and cuts in public spending, ruling out the potential for deals or pacts with other progressive parties in Parliament. May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election.
The Tories only managed to win 318 seats - eight shy of an overall majority - and now reply on the DUP to prop them up and pass laws.
"I'm ready for another general election", Corbyn said.
"It is quite possible there will be an election later this year or early next year and that might be a good thing because we can not go on with a period of great instability", Corbyn told the BBC.
The objective of calling elections, having assured that there would be no election before the schedule one in 2020, after she took over as the party leader past year, Theresa May had hoped to strengthen her party's grip on power to be able to successfully negotiate Britain's exit from the EU. Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May was working to fill out the ranks of her minority government Saturday after an election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party and complicating for Britain's exit from the European Union.
The former shadow chancellor labelled it an "OK result" after Mr Corbyn's party secured a higher-than-expected 262 seats and significantly boosted its vote share.