The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Johnson To Call For Snap Election After Conservatives Suffer Key Parliamentary Defeat : NPR

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is ready to call a snap election after lawmakers cleared the way for a vote on Wednesday to prevent the U.K. from leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement at the end of October.

The announcement was the culmination of a dramatic day that saw a defection rob Johnson and his ruling Conservative Party of their single-seat majority in Parliament.


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