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Parliament has finally approved Brexit. Now what?
The Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a sizable majority, enabling it to move forward with Brexit. The outcome also raises questions about the constitutional future of the U.K., particularly in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Next week’s vote will be a decisive moment in the polarizing Brexit debate, with the outcome indicating support for a divorce deal with the European Union, a second referendum, or continued stalemate.
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos
In the latest twist of the Brexit drama, Britain’s Supreme Court found that Prime Minister Boris Johnson unlawfully advised the queen to suspend Parliament for five weeks at a critical juncture for the country. Parliament promptly returned to session, with Johnson flying home early from the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to address boisterous lawmakers.
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Order From Chaos.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
A gaffe is when a politician recklessly tells the truth, Michael Kinsley once said.
Sir Kim Darroch is not a politician. He is a diplomat. And the truth he spoke was not a gaffe. It was a leak. But it functions like a gaffe, a truth blurted out in a context in which it wasn’t supposed to be uttered.