Tearing up the rules gets the Brexit deal done
Boris Johnson’s prior expulsion of the 21 Tory lawmakers was a clear signal that he didn’t need the DUP’s help to seal the deal with Europe
It was supposed to be out of the question. But in the end, it was two men sitting down in a room that cracked the deal. According to EU sources, the turning point was when prime minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met in a Tudor mansion in Liverpool, nearly 700 kilometres away from the Berlaymont.
This wasn’t how it was supposed to go. The first decision of the remaining 27 member states after the...
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