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IrelandNancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland

17:16  14 august  2019
17:16  14 august  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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Any future US - UK trade deal would almost certainly be blocked by the US Congress if Brexit affects the Irish border and jeopardises peace in Northern “We oversee all trade agreements as part of our tax jurisdiction,” Neal, a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, said in a phone interview.

US speaker Nancy Pelosi insists nothing must imperil ‘seamless’ Irish Border. Ms Pelosi repeated her warning that “if the Brexit deal undermines the accord there will be no chance of a “I say that hopefully, that we will not have to face that reality.” She told a full Dáil chamber that “as you face the

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Catalyst Images U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is pictured during a news conference at the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, August 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

US HOUSE SPEAKER Nancy Pelosi has repeated her warning that a US-UK trade deal wouldn’t pass through Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement.

US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Monday that the US government wanted “to move very quickly” on a trade deal with Britain after it leaves the EU, and that they were “first in line” for a future trade deal.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Catalyst Images Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes a drink from a prison mug as he talks with prison staff during a visit to HM Prison Leeds, in Leeds, Britain August 13, 2019. Jon Super/Pool via REUTERS These comments which were welcomed by Brexiteers, as the threat of a no-deal Brexit looms ahead on 31 October.

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Any future US - UK trade deal would almost certainly be blocked by the US Congress if Brexit affects the Irish border and jeopardises peace in Northern Boris Johnson has presented a trade deal with the US as a way of offsetting the economic costs of leaving the EU, and Donald Trump promised the

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) warned British politicians negotiating a withdrawal from the European Union that a trade deal with the U . S . would be off the table if Brexit harms Irish peace.

“No longer at the back of the queue,” Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees Mogg tweeted, with a link to Bolton’s comments.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Salvador Melendez The UK currently trades with the US under the EU’s trade rules, which must be followed by all member states. One of the main arguments in favour of a hard Brexit is that it would leave the US free to negotiate new trade deals with other countries.

If the UK’s post-Brexit rules diverge greatly from the EU’s, it compounds the problems on the island of Ireland – the more different the rules are, the more necessary a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland would be.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Catalyst Images U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaco, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Today, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, repeated comments that she made in April during a visit to Ireland where she stated that the Good Friday Agreement needed to be protected no matter the Brexit outcome, and said that it was “a value” that she and her colleagues would protect.

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Nancy Pelosi has said that the seamless border in Ireland must not be imperilled by Brexit , during an address to the Irish parliament. If the Brexit deal undermines the Good Friday accords there will be no chance of a UK - US trade agreement. I say that hopefully, that we will not have to face that reality

April 17th, 2019: US speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi addresses the Dáil, saying that there will be "no chance" of a A committee set up in the United States to protect the Belfast Agreement has warned the incoming Northern Ireland Secretary that a future US - UK trade deal will

“The Good Friday Agreement serves as the bedrock of peace in Northern Ireland and as a beacon of hope for the entire world. After centuries of conflict and bloodshed, the world has witnessed a miracle of reconciliation and progress made possible because of this transformative accord.

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Catalyst Images Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves the BBC Broadcasting House in central London after appearing on The Andrew Marr Show on 21 July, 2019 in London, England. Conservative Party leadership election closes on Monday with a result of who will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister to be announced the following day. (Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Whatever form it takes, Brexit cannot be allowed to imperil the Good Friday Agreement, including the seamless border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland, especially now, as the first generation born into the hope of Good Friday 21 years ago comes into adulthood. We cannot go back.

Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month

Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month . The Republican will travel to Ireland on Friday 6 September following visits to Iceland and Britain, the White House has confirmed. Pence was invited to visit by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during the traditional St Patrick’s Day breakfast in Washington, DC in March. During the visit the vice president will voice the United States’ “commitment to maintaining peace, prosperity, and stability in Ireland by upholding the Good Friday Agreement”, the White House said.

US House speaker pledges support for Ireland during Dublin visit. Nancy Pelosi said the US Congress supports Ireland in the face of Brexit challenges, warning that Washington will not strike a UK trade I say that hopefully, that we would not have to face that reality. But I say it as a prediction.

Republicans renew calls for us - uk trade deal amid brexit delay. Pelosi ’s reference to the Good Friday agreement refers to a complex issue related to Britain’s departure from the bloc, and how to reconcile trade between Northern Ireland (part of the U.K. and therefore leaving the

“If Brexit undermines the Good Friday accord, there will be no chance of a US-UK trade agreement passing the Congress. The peace of the Good Friday Agreement is treasured by the American people and will be fiercely defended on a bicameral and bipartisan basis in the United States Congress.”

Nancy Pelosi repeats pledge that US-UK trade deal won't pass Congress if Brexit 'imperils' Northern Ireland © Catalyst Images Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar arrives for the third straight day of a European Union leaders summit in Brussels on July 2, 2019, for talks aimed at defusing fresh power struggles in a bid to fill the bloc's top jobs. (Photo by GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / various sources / AFP) (Photo credit should read GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images) In a column for The Times today, former UK Chancellor Philip Hammond warned about the assumptions that a free trade deal with the US would benefit the UK:

When our American friends talk about doing ‘a great trade deal’, they mean a trade deal that is great for America – one that opens the UK’s food market to American agricultural produce, produced to American standards, in a move that will ultimately destroy British agriculture.

US Vice President Mike Pence confirms visit to Ireland on 6 and 7 September

US Vice President Mike Pence confirms visit to Ireland on 6 and 7 September US Vice President Mike Pence confirms visit to Ireland on 6 and 7 September

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has begun an official visit to the Republic of Ireland . Speaking on the eve of her visit, she said there would be "no chance whatsoever" of a post- Brexit trade deal between the US and UK if there were any weakening of the Good Friday Agreement.

Nancy Pelosi warned that Brexit must not undermine the Good Friday Agreement. Speaking at the London School of Economics on Monday Ms Pelosi said passing a trade bill in Congress would be There would be no chance of a US - UK trade deal if there was any weakening of the Good Friday

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