Monday, April 15, 2019

BREXIT - Further Down the Rabbit Hole

"In the UK, Brexit supporters feel their will is being thwarted" PBS NewsHour 4/9/2019


SUMMARY:  Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking an extension for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, after failing three times to get Parliament to agree to her proposal.  Now some Brexit supporters are afraid their country’s separation from the EU will never happen.  Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the mood in Gravesham, a district south of London, which voted to leave.

"EU may offer a Brexit extension, but political complexities remain" PBS NewsHour 4/10/2019


SUMMARY:  With the United Kingdom’s initial extension for Brexit expiring Friday, the pressure is on for a gathering of European Union officials to come up with an alternative.  Nick Schifrin talks to Amanda Sloat, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former deputy assistant secretary of state, about breaking news of a possible reprieve for the UK and which EU leaders are taking the hardest line.

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