The UK parliament just rejected Theresa May’s Brexit deal in historic fashion


#TIA – Brexit: The headache that won’t go away, and the prime minister who hasn’t given up.

Parliament issued a stinging rejection of prime minister Theresa May’s proposed agreement to leave the EU tonight (Jan. 15) by a historic margin of 230 votes. The lopsided vote is the culmination of two years of intense negotiations since the UK first voted to leave the bloc.

Speaking afterward, May said that she intended to honor the will of the British public in leaving the EU. “Tonight’s vote tells us nothing about what [parliament] does support,” she said. “Nothing about how—or even if—it intends to honor the decision the British people took in a referendum parliament decided to hold.”

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