The idea that self-government might matter to Johnson or Gove more than, say, party loyalty leaves him genuinely nonplussed.
Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
By nominating him, they would be wagering a similar bet to the one they placed in 2016 when Clinton was selected as the safe candidate.
Ben Roback: Trump’s state visit. Problems abound. But interests – trade, defence, the Special Relationship – endure.
The visit should serve as a timely reminder that the last especially outlasts any individual President or Prime Minister.
So though he presents himself as anti-Trump, he has something in common with him. And there could, astonishingly, be a future for socialism in America.
Luis C.deBaca: Modern Slavery. The Government’s victim protection scheme is deeply flawed. It needs reform.
This Bill, tabled by Ian McColl and Iain Duncan Smith will ensure that trafficking victims gain specialist support and an alternative to deportation.
Chloe Westley: A message to Remain politicians and their second referendum plot. Vote Leave Two would end your careers.
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.
Ben Roback: From Presidents 41 to 45 – different backgrounds, different manners, different beliefs, and a different Republican Party
The older Bush was a man of free markets, small government, global engagement…and good manners.
Obama’s EU referendum intervention didn’t help deliver a Remain result for Cameron. It’s not clear that the Government has learned from the experience.
Neil Shastri-Hurst: McCain in America, Mercer here in Britain. It’s time for soldier-statesmen to take the lead.
These men and women offer a solution to a nation and a wider world crying out for leadership. They truly get the concepts of duty, service, and nationhood.
Iain Dale: Will May challenge her critics to put up or shut up – and herself get a confidence ballot staged?
Plus: John Lewis blames Brexit. Juncker gets a drink. BBC stasis at Question Time and PM. And: Trump can’t emote.
He has been characteristically brash – and offensive. But that’s beside the main point. Which is that he looks strong and the Prime Minister looks weak.
The next election is vulnerable to cyber attack. That’s why I, a Republican, am working with Democrats and others to help protect democracy itself.