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Joe Biden and the deranged policing of personal space

4 April 2019 10:43 am

Conservative pundits and Republican politicians are joining the Democratic outcry against former vice president Joe Biden, accusing him of inappropriately…

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both want to frustrate Brexit

4 April 2019 2:21 am

There is a logic in Theresa May’s late move to Labour. It is the same logic by which both parties,…

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Would the Democrats rather win in 2020, or eat themselves alive?

3 April 2019 8:29 am

Do Democrats want to win the 2020 election? Do they understand why they lost in 2016? I’m increasingly unsure. It…

Last night’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

2 April 2019 7:51 pm

The failure of any Brexit option to wield a majority in Monday’s indicative votes appears to have eased the pressure…

MPs reject soft Brexit options in Commons vote

2 April 2019 8:09 am

MPs have once again failed to reach an agreement on their preferred Brexit option. The Commons rejected a customs union…

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Why Donald Trump will win in 2020

31 March 2019 9:37 am

Harold Wilson was right that ‘a week is a long time in politics.’ But, hey, watching the president in Grand…

Who would lead the Tories into a snap election?

30 March 2019 9:09 pm

After Theresa May’s deal was defeated in the House of Commons for a third time, there’s heightened speculation that we…

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After Mueller, America needs to move on

30 March 2019 5:16 am

I am a big critic of President Donald Trump. Really, a big one. I think Trump has done more to…

A no-deal Brexit or general election are now likelier than ever

30 March 2019 5:01 am

Maybe I am simply in the thrall of the powerful emotions manifested by MPs in their debate on Friday, but…

The big problem with the ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition

29 March 2019 4:46 am

Writing a piece on why the ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition is a waste of time, for an audience consisting of…

MPs reject every Brexit option – what next?

28 March 2019 9:14 am

When a cross party group of MPs managed to seize control of the Commons and win backing for a plan…

Boris backs May’s deal – who is next?

28 March 2019 6:28 am

Theresa May’s pledge to go before the second stage of the Brexit negotiation if her deal passes, is already reaping…


We should celebrate Mueller’s exoneration of Trump

28 March 2019 5:18 am

It is worth rejoicing at Robert Mueller’s exoneration of the president, even if you do not like Donald Trump. Wherever…


Thanks to Russiagate, Trump could win in 2020

28 March 2019 2:11 am

Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into ‘Russiagate’ was meant to bring down President Donald Trump. That was the plan. For two…

Don’t call Corbynistas ‘cultural Marxists’

28 March 2019 1:47 am

Suella Braverman, the Conservative MP for Fareham, said yesterday that the radical left is increasingly hostile to open debate and is…

Revealed: How Jeremy Corbyn is ‘training for power’

27 March 2019 11:58 pm

Tories beware – Jeremy Corbyn is in ‘training for power’. But the Labour leader isn’t readying himself for Downing Street…

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Are we heading for a softer Brexit?

26 March 2019 10:44 am

With Oliver Letwin’s amendment passing, MPs will seize control of the order paper on Wednesday afternoon to hold indicative votes.…

MPs vote to take back control of Brexit process

26 March 2019 9:17 am

MPs have decisively backed Oliver Letwin’s amendment, handing them control of the parliamentary timetable on Wednesday in order to hold a…

Why can’t the New York Times stand Brexit?

26 March 2019 2:03 am

It seems that the editors of the New York Times will print any nonsense about Britain — the British live on mutton and…

Ministers left no clearer about May’s intentions at crunch Cabinet

26 March 2019 12:53 am

After today’s Cabinet, ministers are no clearer about what Theresa May’s intentions are. ‘Reading tea leaves would be easier’, remarks…

Don’t be fooled by the twee placards at the People’s Vote march

26 March 2019 12:24 am

I’ve had a lot of flak for describing Saturday’s march for a ‘People’s Vote’ as ‘disturbing’. Angry emailers inform me…

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Devin Nunes: hero of the republic

25 March 2019 9:20 pm

Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller concluded his investigation by exonerating President Trump of collusion with Russian forces during the 2016 election.…

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Could the Mueller report’s findings help Democrats in 2020?

25 March 2019 2:55 pm

In determining that Donald Trump did not engage in secret collusion with Russia, Robert Mueller may well have done Democrats…

Cabinet coup? Tory MPs look to Gove and Lidington to replace May

24 March 2019 9:07 am

Will Theresa May make it to the end of the week? It’s a question that’s been asked before of the…

Revealed: No. 10 leak shows how May could delay Brexit without Parliament’s approval

24 March 2019 1:28 am

Ever since MPs first voted to trigger Article 50 everyone has been told that Britain, by law, will be leaving the…