The politics team discuss today's unexpected announcement

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Pat Leahy, Jennifer Bray and Jack Horgan-Jones join Hugh Linehan to discuss today’s unexpected announcement by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that he is stepping down and the questions surrounding the timing and impact of his decision, the potential reasons behind his departure and its implications for Fine Gael.

They also assess potential candidates for Varadkar’s successor and the challenges facing the party in the upcoming election.

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