The Latest: Macron says Irish backstop is indispensable

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The Latest: Macron says Irish backstop is indispensableFrench President Emmanuel Macron says the Irish backstop is “indispensable” in a Brexit deal. Welcoming British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the courtyard of his Elysee Palace Thursday with a big smile and little pats on the back, Macron remained firm on his position that renegotiating the deal for Britain to leave the European Union is not an option.