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  • The Guardian view on Brexit: the government has failed – it’s time to go back to the people

    We urgently need innovative ways to resolve the referendum vote. Setting up a citizens’ assembly is the first step to break the impasse Next week the House of Commons will take what is probably the most consequential vote of our era. Unless the government again gets cold feet, key aspects of this country’s economic model, social cohesion and international future will be shaped in the so-called “meaningful vote” over Theresa May’s Brexit deal. It will define what Britain is more than any other...

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  • White House press office buried in mockery after their typo suggests Trump is going back in time

    A press release issued by the White House on Friday claimed that President Donald Trump would begin talking in the Rose Garden at 1 p.m. The trouble, however, is that the press release itself was actually delivered at 1:41 p.m., or 41 minutes after Trump was supposed to have started talking. White House just sent an advisory to press: At 1:00PM, Trump will make remarks in the Rose Garden. Advisory was sent at 1:41PM.

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  • Trump: Government shutdown will go on 'for long time unless Democrats come back from their holidays'

    President has also threatened declaring national emergency to build the wall
  • Trump wants to end wall fight so he can go back to Mar-a-Lago: New York Times

    Donald Trump is itching to end his border wall fight so he can get back to Mar-a-Lago, the New York Times reported Friday night. According to his allies who spoke with the Times‘ Maggie Haberman and Annie Karni, the president is “eager” to spend time at his “Winter White House” in Palm Beach, Florida. The report noted that the president “resented the advice of aides to deliver an Oval Office address and travel to Texas on Thursday”

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