NO EXTENSION: EU’s Juncker Says Brexit ‘Has to Happen Now’ – Deal or No Deal

Breitbart | 10/17/2019 | Staff
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President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has told reporters Brexit “has to happen now” and there will be no deadline extension – MPs must accept Boris Johnson’s new deal or leave without one.

Juncker, who is set to be replaced as head of the European Union’s powerful unelected executive — which is also the only EU body capable of initiating EU-level legislation — by scandal-hit former German defence minister and EU army advocate Ursula von der Leyen shortly after the latest Brexit deadline, suggested there could be no further prolongation of the Brexit process, despite Remain MPs having passed a law ordering Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the EU for yet another delay unless Parliament agrees to a deal or a clean no-break break.

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As Juncker outlined his position that “there will be no other prolongation” with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in tow, an excited British broadcast journalist began to ask if he was therefore “rul[ing] out an extension”.

This prompted the 64-year-old to cut him off with an angry shout of “I’m speaking!” which elicited a grovelling apology of “I’m sorry, I’m sorry” to the unelected Luxembourger — a show of abject deference which would never be extended to a British politician who attempted to scold a journalist into silence.

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The Commission chief did in the end respond to the hapless would-be interviewer on the question of whether he was ruling out an extension, however, confirming:...
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