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Brexit: PM Johnson Tells Supreme Court to Stay Out of Politics Ahead of Crucial Verdict

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/18/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the country’s Supreme Court to stay out of “political arena.” The top judges will soon hear evidence on whether he acted lawfully by suspending the parliament until October 14. Johnson “warned Britain’s most senior judges not to intervene in his decision to suspend Parliament,”...

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UK Trade Union Boss Warns PM Johnson of ‘Citizen’s Arrest’ for Suspending Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/11/2019 at 2:00pm
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A leading UK trade union boss warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson of “citizen’s arrest” for suspending the parliament ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline.

Len McCluskey, head of the Labour party’s largest affiliated trade union UNITE, made the comments after a Scottish court ruled the recess decision “unlawful.”

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Brexit: Corbyn’s Labour Party Vows To Oust PM Johnson as Parliament Goes Into Recess

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/10/2019 at 3:00pm
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The United Kingdom is heading towards an uncertain future since Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Members of Parliament (MP) still cannot agree on Brexit. Parliament just entered a five-week-long suspension ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline.

Ahead of the parliament’s shutdown, Johnson hoped to call a snap election for mid-October but...

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UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow Will Step Down by October 31 After Conservatives Claim He Abuses His Power

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/9/2019 at 1:00pm
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UK Speaker of the Commons John Bercow emotionally announced today that he would step down from his post by October 31, which is the Brexit deadline. He will step down immediately if parliament votes for an election tonight. From The Telegraph:

I would like to make a personal statement to the House....

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UK: Boris Johnson to Defy Brexit Delay Bill Passed by Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/7/2019 at 2:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to defy the Brexit delay bill, London-based newspaper The Telegraph reported. The House of Lords, the unelected Upper House of the UK Parliament, passed a bill on Friday blocking a no-deal Brexit ahead of the October 31 deadline. The bill, expected to be signed into...

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UK Parliament Passes Brexit Delay Bill, Move Set to Block No-Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/4/2019 at 5:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to push for a no-deal Brexit suffered a setback today after the country’s parliament passed a bill to delay the Brexit beyond October 31. The motion was voted by 327 votes to 299, giving it a majority of 28 in the Lower House. The bill...

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France’s Macron: EU ‘Ready to Scrap’ Deadline to Avoid No-Deal Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:30pm 8/31/2019 at 2:30pm
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The European Union is ready to withdraw the October 31 deadline in a bid to prevent a no-deal Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The French announcement, reported by the British newspaper Daily Telegraph, comes days after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend the nation’s parliament for five weeks, a...

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Brexit Shock: Boris Johnson Moves to Suspend Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has moved to suspend the British parliament for at least a month. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved this request, allowing for a suspension until October 14.

The decision comes as pro-EU Members of Parliament (MPs) are lobbying to prevent a possible no-deal Brexit.

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EU Demands UK Must Pay $48Bn ‘Divorce Bill’ Even After No-Deal Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:00am 8/27/2019 at 7:00am
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The European Union expects the United Kingdom to pay a £39 billion ($48 billion) ‘divorce bill’ even in the case of a no-deal Brexit. The refusal to pay the amount could hurt the UK’s prospects of entering into a trade agreement with the remaining 27 member state of the bloc.

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British PM Johnson hits out at EU President over possibility of “no deal” BREXIT

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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In an ongoing war of words, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told European Council President Donald Tusk that he will go down in history as ‘Mr No-Deal’ if the European Union continues with its refusal to change the withdrawal agreement.

The remark came after the European Council President, who head the...

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Trump Offers Help on Brexit as UK’s Johnson Meets Merkel, Macron

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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Ahead of his European trip, President Donald Trump has supported British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he tries to negotiate a withdrawal agreement with the European Union. “That’s a very tough bargain they are driving, the European Union. We are going to see if we can work something out,” President Trump ...

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UK: Boris Johnson Accuses Members of Parliament of ‘Collaborating’ with EU to Block Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/15/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accused some British Members of Parliament (MP) of collaborating with the European Union to prevent Brexit.

“There’s a terrible collaboration, as it were, going on between people who think they can block Brexit in parliament and our European friends,” Prime Minister Johnson said during a question-and-answer...

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Prime Minister Johnson Vows Brexit With “No Ifs Or Buts”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/25/2019 at 1:00pm
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Newly-appointed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to take his country out of the European Union within the next 99 days.

“We will come out on 31 October, no ifs and no buts,” Boris Johnson said in his first public speech as prime minister on Wednesday. “The British people are tired...

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Boris Johnson Will Replace Theresa May as UK Prime Minister

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 7:32am 7/23/2019 at 7:32am
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Boris Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt today to win the Tory leadership in the United Kingdom, which means he will replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Johnson received 92,513 votes while Hunt only secured 46,656.

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UK Foreign Secretary Hunt Defends Trump’s Tweet Slamming London Mayor Khan

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/18/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has sided with U.S. President Donald Trump in his ongoing Twitter spat with London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Hunt said he “150 per cent” agreed with the U.S. President’s comments on Khan. Present Trump had shared a tweet by the conservative British columnist Katie Hopkins highlighting rampant...

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Trump Backs Pro-Brexit Boris Johnson As Next UK Prime Minister

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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Days ahead of his first official state visit to the United Kingdom, President Donald Trump has spoken in favor of the pro-Brexit contender Boris Johnson as possible successor to Prime Minister Theresa May. The former British Foreign Secretary, Johnson, is an “excellent” choice to succeed May who is set to set...

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Biggest Losers in European Election: Centrists, the Press, and ‘Eurocrats’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11:00am 5/28/2019 at 11:00am
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After celebrating the win of the “Australia First” Liberal Party, and cheering on the milkshake-covered Brexit candidates in Great Britain, it pleases me greatly to report that anti-EU parties made significant gains in Sunday’s European election.

After processing the results, I have several essential takeaways. Perhaps the most significant that the win...

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