Thursday April 9, 2020

Pence peddling Trump’s hostility to Europe

We shouldn’t be surprised by Mike Pence’s comments on Brexit. The Trump administration’s policy is to undermine Europe’s economic and political cohesion – and with Brexit, it is succeeding

8th September, 2019

The only surprising feature of the media and political reaction to US vice-president Mike Pence’s comments about Brexit last week was the degree of surprise at those comments.

Pence’s remarks were entirely consistent with the rhetoric of US president Donald Trump and the entire Trump administration, which appears set on supporting the most destructive imperialist tendencies of the British body politic and weakening, if not destroying, the European Union at all costs....

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