Sunday February 23, 2020

The week’s winners and losers

17th March, 2019
9

WINNERS

Leo Varadkar

The Irish government was always going to come under pressure to back down on the backstop as March 29 loomed. But it held the line, EU solidarity endured and the backstop is intact this weekend. While this was torpedoing any chance of Theresa May’s latest deal passing parliament and chaos ensued, Leo Varadkar was acting the statesman in Washington DC.

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