Just a thought: Are the DUP about to call SF’s bluff?

For give the half baked nature of this, but it just occurs that if Robinson can stay, there would be no hiatus. No hiatus means no fly negotiation opportunity to sink the Assembly over Policing and Justice for Sinn Fein. Brave, certainly. They may get caned at Westminster, but calculate they get through this crisis they can get the win on Policing and Justice…

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