There is currently very little sign that May will travel to next week’s emergency European Council with the coherent plan the EU says will be necessary to grant the UK a further delay to Brexit, which is currently scheduled to happen on Friday.
Over the weekend Special Counsel Robert Mueller finally concluded his investigation into the possibility of “collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.
Yesterday the EU summit in Brussels all day discussed a single problem: what to do with Britain entangled in Brexit.
The European Union cannot meet Britain and agree to a fictitious Brexit, allowing it to preserve the old advantages and get new ones so as not to create a dangerous precedent.
In London, and it seems elsewhere, the political and media consensus is that Britain is in its weakest international position since the late summer of 1940.
The European Commission adopted a package of 14 emergency measures in the event of a "tough" exit of Britain from the community in an attempt to minimize the damage for the EU and its citizens