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The DUP is sat in a Brexit mess of its own making—now, they must face facts

Even as a unionist, I can live with the Withdrawal Agreement because there doesn’t seem to be a viable alternative

By Sarah Creighton  

DUP leader Arlene Foster (right) and deputy leader Nigel Dodds. Photo: PA

We’re nearly there. After two years of negotiations and political drama, a draft Withdrawal Agreement was published on the November 14 by the EU and the UK Government.

In Northern Ireland, the Agreement has been welcomed by most of the Remain supporting parties. Sinn Féin, the SDLP and Alliance have made it very clear that their first choice is to remain in the EU, but they are glad progress has been made.

The DUP and the Ulster…

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