Friday December 13, 2019

DUP manages to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

But shambles does benefit Varadkar and May, as attitudes towards a soft Brexit begin to thaw

10th December, 2017

When I wrote here last week that things were going to get tougher for Leo Varadkar this week and signalled problems for the DUP if there was to be any question of an east-west customs border within the EU, I admit that I did not envisage the utter shambles that was to follow when Arlene Foster told Theresa May the agreement on the Irish border issue was unacceptable.

Quite why May took the phone call...

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