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Friday, February 24, 2017

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Michael Gove said (about Tony Blair): "People want politicians to get on with the job of making a success of leaving the EU rather than fighting old political battles. Tony Blair had his say during the referendum - he should now respect the fact that the British people voted to leave. " External link

expressFriday, February 17, 2017 11:59:00 AM CET

Tony Blair said: "The debilitation of the Labour Party is the facilitator of Brexit. I hate to say that, but it is true," External link

msn-ukFriday, February 17, 2017 2:45:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “The road we’re going down is not simply ‘hard Brexit’. It is ‘Brexit at any cost’,” “Our challenge is to expose relentlessly what this cost is … and to build support for finding a way out from the present rush over the cliff’s edge” External link

tribuneFriday, February 17, 2017 2:14:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "We need to straighten the hands of the MPs who are with us" External link

expressFriday, February 17, 2017 11:59:00 AM CET

Tony Blair said: “Our challenge is to expose relentlessly the actual cost, to show how this decision was based on imperfect knowledge, which will now become informed knowledge,” “I don’t know if we can succeed. But I do know we will suffer a rancorous verdict from future generations if we do not try” External link

bloombergFriday, February 17, 2017 3:12:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind," External link

wbrcFriday, February 17, 2017 3:08:00 PM CET

Tony Blair says: "people voted without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit. As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind. Our mission is to persuade them to do so" External link

charlotteobserverFriday, February 17, 2017 10:57:00 AM CET

Tony Blair said: “The people voted without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit,” External link

omanobserver-omFriday, February 17, 2017 5:42:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “How hideously, in this debate, is the mantle of patriotism abused,” “We do not argue for Britain in Europe because we are citizens of nowhere. We argue for it precisely because we are proud citizens of our country who believe that in the 21st century, we should maintain our partnership with the biggest political union and largest commercial market right on our doorstep” External link

bloombergFriday, February 17, 2017 3:12:00 PM CET

Tony Blair argued: “Those driving this always wanted a hard Brexit,” “Indeed even the term hard Brexit requires amendment. The policy is now Brexit at any cost” External link

bloombergFriday, February 17, 2017 3:12:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “They will say leaving is inevitable. It isn’t,” External link

omanobserver-omFriday, February 17, 2017 5:42:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “Yes, the British people voted to leave Europe and I agree the will of the people should prevail. I accept right now there is no widespread appetite to rethink. But the people voted without knowledge of the terms of Brexit. As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind. Our mission is to persuade them to do so,” External link

euronews-enFriday, February 17, 2017 3:37:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "There is in some parts of the country a genuine concern about numbers from Europe - real pressures on services and wages. " External link

msn-ukFriday, February 17, 2017 2:45:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “This a free country. I’ve got a right to speak and you’ve got a right to listen or not” External link

guardianFriday, February 17, 2017 12:27:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “This jumble of contradictions shows that the PM and the government are not masters of this situation,” External link

omanobserver-omFriday, February 17, 2017 5:42:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "You can like the messenger or not like the messenger, and this is a free country and I've got a right to speak," "I know that there will be a volley of abuse that will come my way for speaking" External link

tribuneFriday, February 17, 2017 2:14:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "This is not the time for retreat, indifference or despair; but the time to rise up in defence of what we believe" External link

msn-ukFriday, February 17, 2017 2:45:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson commented: "I urge the British people to rise up and turn off the TV next time Blair comes on with his condescending campaign" External link

upiFriday, February 17, 2017 5:20:00 PM CET

Tony Blair replied: “You could have a second referendum, you could do it in different ways” External link

expressFriday, February 17, 2017 12:35:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: “As China rises, as India and other large population countries follow and with the USA already so powerful… to maintain strength and influence, to defend our interests adequately, nations of our size will cooperate based on proximity,” External link

financialexpressFriday, February 17, 2017 3:46:00 PM CET

Nigel Farage said: “He clearly hasn’t grasped that if the referendum was held again tomorrow the margin would be at least three times larger than it was last June” External link

guardianFriday, February 17, 2017 12:27:00 PM CET

Tony Blair said: "They will say we don't represent the people. We do, many millions of them, and with determination, many millions more," "They will claim we're dividing the country by making the case. It is they who divide our country - generation from generation, North from South, Scotland from England, those born here from those who came to our country precisely because of what they thought it stood for and what they admired" External link

wbrcFriday, February 17, 2017 3:08:00 PM CET

Tony Blair asked: “Right now where's the pressure on the Government? The pressures all one way” External link

expressFriday, February 17, 2017 12:35:00 PM CET

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  • Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit
  • Tony Blair begins ‘mission’ to change minds on Brexit
  • Blair to launch anti-Brexit ‘mission’
  • ...
  • Blair to Urge Brexit Opponents to Fight to Keep U.K. in EU
  • Tony Blair says independence case is 'more credible' after Brexit
  • Blair’s bid to DERAIL BREXIT: Ex-PM unveils ‘MISSION’ to persuade UK to STAY IN EU

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