Politic > PMN Elections

U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

23 days ago   |   By NPR

The Letwin Amendment, approved 322 to 306 on Saturday, will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Oct. 31 no-deal deadline.
Read more ...

 

Parliament votes to withhold support of Brexit deal, Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows to press on

Parliament votes to withhold support of Brexit deal, Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows to press on

23 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

British lawmakers voted on Saturday to withhold support for the new Brexit deal and approved an amendment that could ultimately require Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request a delay should they fail to pass a complete divorce deal with the European Union by the end of the day. Put forward by...
Read more ...

 

New Brexit delay in no one's interest - French diplomatic source

23 days ago   |   By National Post

PARIS - Another delay in Brexit would be in nobody's interest, a French diplomatic source said on Saturday, after UK lawmakers backed a proposal to push back a vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation passes.
Read more ...

 

Protesters cheer as British parliament forces Johnson towards Brexit delay

23 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Anti-Brexit protesters gathered outside Britain's parliament cheered as lawmakers voted to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU exit deal until formal ratification legislation has passed, Reuters reporters said.
Read more ...

 

Polish PM says he still hopes UK parliament will approve Brexit deal

23 days ago   |   By National Post

BRUSSELS - Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday he still hoped Britain's parliament would accept the new Brexit deal after lawmakers decided to delay their vote.
Read more ...

 

UK parliament to debate Brexit deal on Monday - House of Commons leader

23 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - British lawmakers will debate and vote on Monday on whether to approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, the leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg said on Saturday.
Read more ...

 

Protesters cheer as British parliament votes to force Brexit delay

23 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters gathered outside Britain's parliament cheered as lawmakers voted on Saturday to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU exit deal until formal ratification legislation had passed.
Read more ...

 

UK lawmakers vote for Letwin proposals, forcing Johnson towards Brexit delay

23 days ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - British lawmakers on Saturday voted for a proposal to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal until formal ratification legislation has passed, a step that will oblige him to ask the European Union for a Brexit delay.
Read more ...

 

Brexit: UK MPs accept Letwin amendment to withhold approval of deal until legislation to ratify it has passed

Brexit: UK MPs accept Letwin amendment to withhold approval of deal until legislation to ratify it has passed

23 days ago   |   By RT

In a defeat for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government, the Letwin amendment has been passed by the House of Commons by 322 votes to 306, meaning the so-called Surrender Bill has been strengthened.
Laid down by former Conservative Cabinet minister Sir Oliver Letwin, the amendment was designed to close a potential loophole in the Benn Act, the piece of legislation dubbed the Surrender Bill by Brexiteers, which was designed to prevent the UK leaving the European Union without a deal.
Because of the conditions of the Benn Act, Johnson will now have to request a three-month delay to Brexit...
Read more ...

 

UK PM Johnson refuses to negotiate Brexit delay past Oct. 31 with EU despite just-passed amendment

UK PM Johnson refuses to negotiate Brexit delay past Oct. 31 with EU despite just-passed amendment

23 days ago   |   By RT

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stuck by his vow to leave the European Union with or without a deal by October 31, even after MPs voted to withhold his deal with the union.
DETAILS TO FOLLOW
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   PMN Elections      PMN Politics      PMN World      REU      PMN Entertainment      PMN Life  


Pete King Becomes Latest GOP Rep To Announce Retirement

Pete King Becomes Latest GOP Rep To Announce Retirement

The veteran Long Island congressman joins nearly 20 House Republicans who will not seek reelection in 2020. Read more ...

Hong Kong protesters pick up where they left off

Hong Kong protesters pick up where they left off

HONG KONG - Protesters disrupted the morning commute in Hong Kong on Tuesday after an especially violent day in the Chinese city that has been wracked by anti-government... Read more ...

Testimony: Defense Official Said Congress Must Be Told About Ukraine Aid

Testimony: Defense Official Said Congress Must Be Told About Ukraine Aid

Transcripts of House testimony released Monday showed that Defense officials immediately questioned the legality of President Trump putting a hold on military aid to the... Read more ...

Trump Loses a Round on New York Tax Returns

Trump Loses a Round on New York Tax Returns

A federal judge on Monday tossed President Trump's attempt to keep House Democrats from getting to his state tax returns. Judge Carl Nichols ruled that the case mostly involves... Read more ...

Deval Patrick mulls late entry into Democratic primary

Deval Patrick mulls late entry into Democratic primary

Former Gov. Deval Patrick is considering a late entry into the presidential race, according to a source with knowledge of his thinking, a move that could unsettle the... Read more ...

READ: Ukraine Specialist Catherine Croft's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

READ: Ukraine Specialist Catherine Croft's Impeachment Inquiry Testimony

Croft worked on the National Security Council. Her transcript is among those released by House investigators ahead of the first open hearings of the inquiry. (Image credit... Read more ...

Former Bolton deputy rejects Mulvaney's attempt to join impeachment lawsuit

Former Bolton deputy rejects Mulvaney's attempt to join impeachment lawsuit

A former Trump White House adviser asked a federal judge Monday to block the current White House chief of staff from joining a lawsuit that seeks to clarify whether the House... Read more ...

What Laura Cooper told impeachment investigators

What Laura Cooper told impeachment investigators

Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia and Ukraine, told impeachment investigators that President Donald Trump's abrupt hold on military aid to... Read more ...

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader pledged on Monday to “spare no effort” in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have wracked the city for more than five months... Read more ...

Donald Trump Jr. Walks Out of Book Launch

Donald Trump Jr. Walks Out of Book Launch

Donald Trump Jr. is making the rounds to promote his new book, Triggered, and he may well have expected to encounter protesters-but the ones that forced him out of a book... Read more ...