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The Last Post: Fine Gael is disappointed you are not more grateful for Brexit

Leo Varadkar and friends were hoping to get an electoral boost for their skilful handling of the backstop issue, but it turns out the electorate moved on a while ago

26th January, 2020
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The US has threatened to impose ‘arbitrary’ tariffs on British car exports such as Rolls-Royce, should Britain impose a digital tax that would hit American technology firmsGetty

Fine Gael wants the electorate to focus on Brexit, but the polls suggest only 3 per cent of voters think it is their most important election issue.

This is to the frustration of Fine Gael, which believes it has proven itself in diplomacy by helping to avoid the crash-out Brexit that would have led to the immediate restoration of a hard border on the island. It wants the chance to finish the job in negotiating a...

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