May Pretending She Backed Brexit

Theresa May is on the campaign trail in North Wales today, visiting Wrexham, where 59% of voters backed Brexit. In her speech this morning the PM is going to effectively pretend she backed Brexit, mocking the politicians who made “hysterical warnings” about what would happen if the country to Leave, airbrushing out her own role in those warnings:

“People here in Wrexham and across Wales chose to ignore the hysterical warnings of Labour, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrat politicians in Cardiff Bay, and voted to leave the EU.”

The Stronger In graphic above shows it wasn’t just Labour, Plaid and LibDem politicians who made such warnings. This speech is pushing it considering May suggested Brexit would make terror attacks more likely…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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