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Irish reaction to Pence: 'He shat on the carpet'

Irish opinion leaders reacted angrily on the visit of US vice-president Mike Pence to Ireland earlier this week. In a statement Pence declared: "Let me be clear: the US supports the UK decision to leave the EU in Brexit". As the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland is at the centre of the Brexit debate, one Irish Times columnist wrote that Pence had "shat on the carpet".

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