'Barnier has the bit between his teeth'

'Barnier has the bit between his teeth'
British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab with Michel Barnier. Pic: Getty

The EU's chief negotiator is sick and tired of the shambolic negotiations being advanced by the Brexit team and has put his foot down – even insisting on increased contact time between negotiators

President Donald Trump should employ Michel Barnier – the man who absolutely understands the concept of plain talk and plain action. Who else on the planet this week needs that more than Trump? Who else needs so clearly to be de-dramatised? One can only imagine the level of hyperdrama, melodrama and pure drama that has descended on the denizens of the White House in the last number of days as employees, advisors and hangers-on have watched legal proceedings against two of Trump’s allies collide with explosive capacity.

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