Oh good – another Trump intervention on Brexit.

Yesterday, Donald Trump told reporters outside the White House that he thinks Theresa May’s withdrawal deal is a bit of a dead duck – “sounds like a great deal for the EU” he said. “Right now as the deal stands they may not be able to trade with the US, and I don’t think they want that at all, that would be very negative.”

It’s important to note at this stage, that whether he is right or not is secondary to the fact