November 21, 2018

UK: Amber Rudd undermines May, says second Brexit referendum on the table

Jack BuckbyRebel Contributor

Amber Rudd has only been back in the Cabinet a matter of days, and she’s already reminding us why we didn’t like her. The new Work and Pensions Secretary undermined the Prime Minister by suggesting that Parliament wouldn’t allow a No Deal Brexit to happen, and that a second referendum could in fact be on the cards.

Since revealing her plan, the Prime Minister has been warning ministers and MPs that it’s her deal or no deal, but Rudd suggested today that as there isn’t a majority in the House of Commons in favour of No Deal, then it simply wouldn’t happen.

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme about the vote on Mrs. May’s deal, expected to take place next month, she said:

“If it doesn’t get through, anything could happen. The Brexiteers may lose their Brexit.”

This is a real fear for Brexiteers. It seems that Mrs. May is positioning this option as the only way we’ll ever get Brexit – and if we reject it, well, it’s just our own fault. We had our chance to support a Brexit deal, she’ll say. We ruined it, she’ll say.

Liz Truss, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, echoed Rudd’s statements, too. She suggested that this is a “historic opportunity to leave the EU” and that it might be put at risk. On BBC Radio 5 Live, she said:

“If my colleagues don’t vote for this in parliament, we are in serious danger of not leaving at all.”

So there we have it. We were wondering all along just how they would get away with conning us out of Brexit, and it’s not through a second referendum. It’s through the threat of a second referendum. And that threat is real. Even Jeremy Corbyn during PMQs today, quipped that it’s good that other people are “considering all options” (second referendum) while May makes such a mess out of the Brexit negotiations.

Amber Rudd let slip today. She showed us how the Brexit con is going to work.

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commented 2018-11-22 18:28:59 -0500
Amber Rudd, back in cabinet AGAIN! May is getting so desperate she is losing her mind. Amber Rudd back in Cabinet is the same as doing the same thing over and over again, hoping that the next time it will work, the first signs of insanity.
commented 2018-11-22 14:46:33 -0500
RON JOSEPH commented.

" If you are caught reading Right Wing literature you get a possible 5 years in jail."…………….

Is this really the law in the UK, have they actually removed Right Wing literature from the Library’s?
commented 2018-11-22 02:46:40 -0500
I guess the will of the people is meaningless in the UK.
commented 2018-11-21 23:38:59 -0500
I dislike May, hope she gets replaced, however I don’t hate her or wouldn’t like to see her get hurt.
Amber Rudd is the loser that made the law," If you are caught reading Right Wing literature you get a possible 5 years in jail."
If the Brexiteers revolt, you know who I would like the first casualty to be.
commented 2018-11-21 19:01:12 -0500
Scare mongers at work; Watch your head. The only sure way to secure a Brexit vote is to toss Theresa May in to the garbage pail of history, along with all the other Remainers.
When/If Britain gets out it will be the end of the EU, Poland and Hungary will follow, the whole EU will collapse and Macron will become a Gay Muslim, dressed as Napoleon with a Tu Tu on.
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