U.K. opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour Party’s first priority is to stop a no-deal Brexit, and then trigger a general election. He made the comment in a speech Tuesday.
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Vice President Mike Pence met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London on Thursday. The two discussed countering Iranian influence in the Middle East, the looming threat from China, and a potential post-Brexit trade agreement.
The leader of the U.K. Brexit Party has offered a political alliance to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In an interview with The Times Tuesday, Nigel Farage said he would fully support the prime minister if Johnson ditches the Brexit deal negotiated by former Prime Minister Theresa May.
Vice President Mike Pence recently threw his support behind Ireland’s need for the Irish backstop to be a part of any Brexit deal.
The U.K. Parliament has returned from summer recess to consider a bill which would prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said no deal is the best deal and the only acceptable deal while speaking out on the U.K.’s impending exit from the EU.