** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 5 Dec 2019, 12:47pm

mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


Trump is a protectionist nationalist.

Why on earth do you think he'll give us some sort of preferential trade deal? The opposite is the - he sees a desperate country and wants to take advantage.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby horizon » 5 Dec 2019, 12:51pm

mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby al_yrpal » 5 Dec 2019, 1:06pm

roubaixtuesday wrote:
mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


Trump is a protectionist nationalist.

Why on earth do you think he'll give us some sort of preferential trade deal? The opposite is the - he sees a desperate country and wants to take advantage.


Apparently The Senate won't vote to impeach him, so that won't happen. And, it's thought he will be re elected for a second term. If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 5 Dec 2019, 1:11pm

al_yrpal wrote: If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby PDQ Mobile » 5 Dec 2019, 1:13pm

al_yrpal wrote:
roubaixtuesday wrote:
mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


Trump is a protectionist nationalist.

Why on earth do you think he'll give us some sort of preferential trade deal? The opposite is the - he sees a desperate country and wants to take advantage.


Apparently The Senate won't vote to impeach him, so that won't happen. And, it's thought he will be re elected for a second term. If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

Al

And yet the Senate just might :shock: although he would surely resign first.

As for intense dislike, the feeling's mutual!

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby pete75 » 5 Dec 2019, 1:31pm

al_yrpal wrote:
roubaixtuesday wrote:
mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


Trump is a protectionist nationalist.

Why on earth do you think he'll give us some sort of preferential trade deal? The opposite is the - he sees a desperate country and wants to take advantage.


Apparently The Senate won't vote to impeach him, so that won't happen. And, it's thought he will be re elected for a second term. If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

Al


You're not wrong. He'll give us a decent trade deal - for the US that is. However there is the fly in the ointment of Johnson's manifesto commitment to implement the digital services tax. "From April 2020, the government will introduce a new 2% tax on the revenues of search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces which derive value from UK users." These companies are largely US based and owned so it may well scupper any free trade deal with the US. Trump has started a trade war with France over their version of the tax.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... rvices-tax

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby kwackers » 5 Dec 2019, 1:40pm

The "enemy of my enemy" nonsense doesn't work for Trump.
He's a businessman that's spent all his life making deals by shafting people.

No way on earth we'll get a better deal because he doesn't like the EU.
He calls people "friends" in order to appeal to their gullible nature - and then shafts them before they know what happened.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mike Sales » 5 Dec 2019, 1:49pm

roubaixtuesday wrote:
al_yrpal wrote: If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

Al


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Trump may not be the great deal-maker he thinks he is, but he can recognise when he is dealing with somebody with a poor hand well enough to put the boot in.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Oldjohnw » 5 Dec 2019, 5:42pm

People sometimes speak of the idea of keep having referenda until you get he result you want.

Is that a bit like May and Johnson keep having elections until they get the result they want?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Pastychomper » 6 Dec 2019, 4:09pm

Oldjohnw wrote:People sometimes speak of the idea of keep having referenda until you get he result you want.

Is that a bit like May and Johnson keep having elections until they get the result they want?


Exactly that, though I'm not entirely sure what it is they want. Maybe we'll find out after next year's election. :lol:
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Oldjohnw » 6 Dec 2019, 4:33pm

al_yrpal wrote:
roubaixtuesday wrote:
mercalia wrote:By the time Brexit is about to happen Trump will be gone ( impreached) and then where is the trade deal with the USA?


Trump is a protectionist nationalist.

Why on earth do you think he'll give us some sort of preferential trade deal? The opposite is the - he sees a desperate country and wants to take advantage.


Apparently The Senate won't vote to impeach him, so that won't happen. And, it's thought he will be re elected for a second term. If Brexit succeeds he will give us a decent deal on the basis that he intensely dislikes the EU. Trumponomics! :wink:

Al


You faith is so sweet. Trump won't do a friend a favour. He'll do what his puppet masterrs demand. Largely, they are the same as Johnson's.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby PDQ Mobile » 7 Dec 2019, 8:53am

UK Diplomat resigns.
Just in case anyone overlooked it.

What she had to say in her letter is pretty much what so many on here have said.
And interesting because of her position.

"Get Brexit done" is a lie.
A meaningless simplistic slogan of narrow vested interest.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50693537

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby bovlomov » 7 Dec 2019, 9:02am

US deals aren't the personal property of the President. He has to get any deal approved, so his views of Johnson and the EU will be largely irrelevant. Even if he wanted to do the UK a favour, he may not be able to.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 7 Dec 2019, 10:10am

PDQ Mobile wrote:UK Diplomat resigns.
Just in case anyone overlooked it.

What she had to say in her letter is pretty much what so many on here have said.
And interesting because of her position.

"Get Brexit done" is a lie.
A meaningless simplistic slogan of narrow vested interest.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50693537

And last night in the TV debate BoJo claimed he knew nothing about her resignation :?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 7 Dec 2019, 10:10am

PDQ Mobile wrote:UK Diplomat resigns.
Just in case anyone overlooked it.

What she had to say in her letter is pretty much what so many on here have said.
And interesting because of her position.

"Get Brexit done" is a lie.
A meaningless simplistic slogan of narrow vested interest.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50693537

And last night in the TV debate BoJo claimed he knew nothing about her resignation :?
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