Tag Archives: Sunday Times

Independent thinking Boris will meet the President in Washington this week

Boris Johnson is travelling to Washington on Tuesday for a series of high level meetings when he will meet with some of President Trump’s closest aides, and likely the President.   Boris is emerging as a key channel for the Americans in recent weeks, reports Tim Shipman in the Sunday Times. His constructive relationship with Jared Kushner ensured that British people are exempt from the President’s attempted ban on some predominantly Muslim countries. Boris will meet with his opposite number, Rex Tillerson, and talk with US intelligence chiefs, soothing the recent hiccup over spy rumours.  He will meet with senior Congressional Republic readers , and is likely to meet the President. Continue reading

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to visit US before Christmas

When Donald Trump unexpectedly won the US Presidential election, the Vice President Elect, Mike Pence, had to ring all Foreign Secretaries world wide.  The man he rang first was Boris Johnson.borishouse2This a an honour  for Britain, and shows how highly Boris is rated world wide.  Mr. Pence made a point of saying how he has followed and admires Boris’s career. Boris has also had calls from Newt Gingrich and Senator Jeff Sessions. Continue reading

US politicians have Boris on speed dial

Our ebullient Foreign Secretary has visited five countries in three days, cementing bonds and talking up our hopes for a fair Brexit deal.  He was having dinner with the Serbian PM, when he was called to the phone to answer a call from the Prez Elect’s VP, and the Serbians were all graciousness, insisting that he should take the call.borisserbia2Boris was first on the list of all the Foreign Secretaries rung by PE VP Mike Pence.  Mr. Pence told the Foreign Secretary he has followed his career and admires Boris’s work. Continue reading

In Sunday Times, Dominic Lawson reproaches “Sergeant Major” May

A strange situation now exists whereby Mrs. May, who refused to fight for her beliefs in the EU Referendum. appointed three Brexit Ministers, to execute the will of the people, but refuses to allow them to speak frankly  on Brexit.borismaynegsPhillip Hammond, a Remainer, is allowed to say what he likes, but David Davis and Boris Johnson, who risked his entire career to fight for the rights of ordinary people, are continually “slapped down!” Dominic Lawson commented tartly “Perhaps Mrs May was trying to let them know that, Wellington-style, she expected her cabinet to be as obedient as the ranks should be to their commanding officer.” Continue reading

Daily Telegraph refutes Sunday Times’ scaremongering about Brexit delay

A negative article in yesterday’s Sunday Times, saying that Whitehall is not ready for Brexit talks and Britain could remain in EU until the end of 2019 triggered a torrent of scaremongering tweets from Remainers, desperate to reverse the Leave decision.borisfox2The Sunday Times also warned:  ” Whitehall is in chaos as David Davis and Liam Fox struggle to set up new departments responsible for Brexit. With no agreed timetable for the negotiations, let alone a plan B if they go badly, the future suddenly seems uncertain. How to make good on her promise is doubtless high on Mrs May’s to-do list as she surveys the scene from her Alpine eyrie.” Continue reading

Foreign diplomats are lining up to meet the bad boy of British politics

They may be snotty in public, but secretly, European diplomats are lining up to meet the bad boy of British politics on his first official trip to the capital this week. The real reason the dinner for the 28 member states was cancelled is because they want to avoid any appearance of Brexit discussions before the process is triggered. borisGQ2It is Boris’s journalism that has them all rigid with fascinated horror. He called George W Bush a cross-eyed Texan war monger and won the Spectator prize for the dirtiest political limerick that rhymed “Ankara” with “wankerer”. These are milder examples of Boris’s outrageously rude but wildly lucrative style. Continue reading

An outraged Lord Sugar says don’t vote for Sadiq Khan

Lord Alan Sugar, as well as a brilliantly astute businessman is known as a philanthropist, who mentors and finances hardworking talent. He is trending on twitter right now,  his comments on Sadiq Khan, the Labour Mayoral hopeful, in the Sunday Times already a sensation.  Below, the famously blunt Lord Sugar gives the unvarnished truth about Khan. lordsugar“I joined Labour in 1997 because it had shown it could be trusted with the economy. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown believed in a strong private sector. They knew you could afford to pay for good schools and a decent NHS only if you let businesses get on with delivering jobs and growth. Sure, the party had some loony lefties; one of them even became mayor of London. But with that one exception, they weren’t in a position to do any damage. Continue reading