Boris Johnson Ready to Defy ‘Pointless’ Law Forcing Him to Request Brexit Delay in Case of No-Deal

Posted on September 7, 2019 7:50 am
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Britain’s prime minister is running out of options to take the UK out of the European Union in line with his “do or die” Brexit strategy, as opposition parties want a no-deal Brexit blocked before they agree to a snap election.

Boris Johnson is eager to defy lawmakers’ demands that he ask Brussels for another Brexit delay, despite parliament supporting a motion that would legally bind him to do so.

Speaking to reporters at a farm in Scotland on Friday, the prime minister said he won’t carry out parliament’s instructions to seek a three-month Article 50 extension if there is no deal