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“Das Problem an dem Plan ist, dass drei Dinge gegen ihn sprechen: praktisch alle Experten, alle Diplomaten – und alle Erfahrung.”
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The revelation comes as it was confirmed that prosecutors have received a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police that could lead to criminal charges against the Vote Leave campaign, which was spearheaded by Johnson and Cummings.Johnson ‘knew about Vote Leave’s illegal overspend’, says MP
‘A monstrous interference,” Farage told Fox News Thursday. “I’d rather he stayed in Washington, frankly, if that’s what he’s going to do.”And:
“You wouldn’t expect the British Prime Minister to intervene in your presidential election, you wouldn’t expect the Prime Minister to endorse one candidate or another. Perhaps he’s another one of those people who doesn’t understand what [the EU] is,” Farage said.
London Mayor Boris Johnson -- who was born in New York and has expressed strong support for the UK-U.S. relationship -- accused Obama of hypocrisy.#Brexit #UK #EU #politics #USA #Trump #Obama #NigelFarage #BorisJohnson #interference
"I just think it's paradoxical that the United States, which wouldn't dream of allowing the slightest infringement of its own sovereignty, should be lecturing other countries about the need to enmesh themselves ever deeper in a federal superstate," Johnson said Tuesday.
Speaking to only a handful of readers from his desk at home, Mr Grewe described the failure of the British politicians as a “very difficult situation”, and questioned whether top politicians are “properly incentivised” to avoid taking stupid risks with the future of the country in order to prevent the chaos caused by a potential catastrophic collapse in the future.Thomas Cook collapse: Company bosses should bear greater responsibility when firms go bust, Boris Johnson suggests | inews
Failed politicians should face greater liability when their ideology driven plans go pear shaped Armin Grewe has suggested in the wake of the collapse of the UK economy and global influence.
At that point, a befuddled Johnson turned to David Frost, his chief negotiator, and Stephen Barclay, Brexit secretary, and said: “So you're telling me the SPS plan doesn’t solve the customs problem?”followed by
The exchange, according to one EU official, was part of an abrupt “learning curve” for Johnson in his first face-to-face meeting with Barnier and Juncker since he took office.The penny drops
Another official describes the prime minister gradually “slumping” in his chair as the reality of the UK’s negotiating position and the limited time left to strike an agreement dawned on him. “He wasn’t used to hearing it”, added the official.