Channel 4 News: Boris Johnson in direct talks with EU as deadline looms

08 December 2020

"The British still seem to think that if only they can talk to Merkel or Macron the governments can lean on that silly Mr Barnier to be more flexible, when in fact it's the governments that are pushing Mr Barnier to be less flexible in many ways, so that is I think a British misreading of the situation"Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform told Channel 4 News (from 2:12 mins).