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But ITV’s Paul Brand has spoken to someone who is saying something different.
BREAKING: Senior Govt Source “DD is not a man to be bullied. He has demanded a clearly defined time limit to the backstop and has stated he will walk if he doesn’t get it. If this is a game of chicken between the PM and DD there will only be one winner. ”
The resignation is now back off, apparently.
NEW. Finally, some white smoke from DD camp. “He’s not planning to resign.” But then he wasn’t expected back into No 10 either was he?