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Downing St sources, corroborated by ministers, tell me Boris Johnson reiterated at cabinet today he would not negotiate delay in Brussels on 17-18 October and his goal is unchanged by the law passed by Parliament — that is to leave on 31 October with a deal if possible...
but without if necessary. Johnson said that what he will do on 19 October, when the new law would force him to sign a letter requesting a delay, “will only be clearer very near the time”. But No.10 sources continue to emphasise that they intend to “sabotage” extension...
Extraordinary choice of word “sabotage”. When has a prime minister ever before engaged in “sabotage”. But this PM and his chief aide Dominic Cummings are - to put it mildly - different from their predecessors.
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