British Lawmakers to Vote on Brexit Extension

Posted on March 13, 2019 11:28 pm
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Three days of voting in Britain’s parliament culminates Thursday with lawmakers deciding whether to ask the European Union for a delay in Britain’s exit from the bloc. The House of Commons overwhelmingly voted against Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiated terms for Brexit on Tuesday, and it followed that with another vote Wednesday rejecting the possibility of leaving the EU on March 29 with no deal in place. If Thursday’s extension measure passes, it would need further approval from the other EU members in order to go forward. EU officials have repeatedly said they would need proper justification to agree to

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