This has been a good week for Brexit says Tánaiste

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"Of course the EU-27 is open to compromise but not one that can undermine the main pillars of the single market", an European Union official said on condition of anonymity.

Johnson said Trump appreciates the "special relationship" between the United Kingdom and USA and did not directly address whether the president will bring up the topic of Prime Minister Theresa May's increasingly tenuous position at 10 Downing Street. Kat Malthouse, a work and pensions minister, replaced Dominic Raab as housing minister and Chris Heaton-Harris became a junior minister at the Brexit department, replacing Steve Baker.

Paddy Power already see the wolves circling around May, and have been quick with their specials: "Brexit chief David Davis's resignation last night has ramped up Conservative in-fighting, as a revolt seems increasingly likely".

The PM needs only a simple majority to survive and following any failed bid to oust her, will be safe from another leadership challenge for 12 months.

But top Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg described the agreement as a "breakdown in trust" and said Mrs May needed to alter her course or face having to rely on Labour votes to get it through parliament.

He said as much in a damning resignation letter, lamenting that the Brexit Dream was "dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt".

Another two Conservative MPs have just resigned from their roles over Theresa May's plans for Brexit.

"I've listened to every possible idea and every possible version of Brexit".

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The resignations not only potentially weaken Prime Minister Theresa May's standing within her own party - emboldening Conservative Eurosceptics - but also undermine our negotiating position with the European Union still further. On Tuesday, two more lawmakers followed them out the door.

"The government is committed to agreeing a close future relationship on financial services and a bilateral solution that preserves the mutual benefits of integrated markets whilst protecting financial stability", the ministry said in a statement.

"Now there is chaos", the paper said in its editorial.

The major issues for Britons were concerns about immigration, sovereignty and the sums paid to the EU.

The amendments would also: ensure "reciprocity of customs collection" to treat Britain and the EU as equals; put into law that Britain will not be part of the EU's Value-Added Tax regime; and require that any customs union would be created by primary legislation.

"The people voted to break it up, so I imagine that's what they'll do".

Ben Bradly's letter of resignation struck a similar tone, saying: "I have come to the conclusion that I can not in good faith be a spokesman for the party or for Government on this issue" of the government's Brexit position. "But remember, what are the options in front of us?"

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