Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks after Britain’s parliament voted on whether to hold an early general election on September 10, 2019. (Reuters)
London: British lawmakers, capping what may be one of the most abysmal starts any British leader has ever endured, on Monday rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to hold a new national election.
For Britain’s bare-knuckled new prime minister, it was a day of defeat. Parliament’s rejection of a snap election came as a new law went into effect on Monday blocking Johnson from pursuing a “no deal” withdrawal from the European ...
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