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In a nutshell, here is the dilemma for Tory rebels and the opposition Labour Party. If they lose vote tomorrow, they lose their best chance of blocking no deal. And if they win, Johnson will say they have undermined him and forced him to hold general election on a day before...
17 Oct EU council. In my estimation he actively wants to fight Labour and a disunited opposition, so long as they trigger it and he is seen to be resisting - so that he can claim he is only going back to country to honour the people’s earlier vote for Brexit. This may be...
a bluff. But it does not feel it. Because Johnson only has a future in 10 Downing Street if he marginalises the Brexit Party and if he secures a working majority. Otherwise he will be the lamest of lame duck PMs and one with minimal political life expectancy
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