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Boris Johnson "whistlestop tour"
designed to signal his commitment to keeping the union whole after Brexit
Boris Johnson visits Five Chieftains
On his tour of the U.K., Johnson was booed by protesters in both the Scottish city of Edinburgh and the Welsh city of Cardiff. He was also accused of playing "Russian roulette" with the agriculture industry by Welsh farmers who face high tariffs on their exports to Europe if there is a no-deal Brexit.

A variety of protesters greeted Johnson Wednesday in Northern Ireland, including border residents, steelworkers at a Belfast shipyard threatened with closure and anti-Brexit demonstrators.

After the meetings, Nichola Mallon, deputy leader of the Irish nationalist SDLP party, said [...] "We went into this meeting concerned that he would have a limited understanding of the complexities and the fragility of this place and those concerns have been confirmed," she said.

Scottish Labour, everyone

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by Cat on Thu Aug 1st, 2019 at 02:59:26 AM EST
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