The spokesperson added that Mr Varadkar's reference to soldiers was about British soldiers. "The backstop is a means to an end", said Varadkar. "It's complete and utter nonsense". Protesters angered at the prospect of a hard Brexit built a mock wall across part of the Irish border , the theatrical gesture on Saturday was the centrepiece of a County Down demonstration against future border checks.
She then returned to parliament, where she asked lawmakers to give her deal a chance, referring to the assurances she secured from Brussels and warning parliament it risked the break up of the United Kingdom if it voted against the agreement.
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to "enter serious talks" with the government in Kabul Monday, following unprecedented marathon negotiations between the insurgents and the USA in Qatar last week. The Taliban have insisted on the withdrawal of foreign troops, and US President Donald Trump's clear eagerness to end America's longest war has weighed on the negotiations.
The now former ambassador seemingly tried to backtrack Thursday, saying he "regrets" that his comments about Meng's case created "confusion". She was arrested on 1 December in Canada's western city of Vancouver at the request of the US .
An updated condition of the woman was not available. Firefighters responded to an emergency call at 10:00 local time (15:00 GMT) on Monday and forced the lift open. A Stephens family member accompanied her to the hospital this morning and remains at her side. According to records at the Department of Buildings, no violations were found when the elevator was inspected last July.
Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told reporters on Monday. Barr's nomination is likely to be voted out of the Judiciary Committee next week, setting up a confirmation vote on the Senate floor before Presidents' Day on February 18. Mueller's team has indicted a total of 34 people - but so far, no charges of outright collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow have been filed.