Brexit blueprint should reassure European Union over strategy - Dominic Raab

GETTYKhan came under pressure this morning after a furious attack from US president Donald Trump

GETTYKhan came under pressure this morning after a furious attack from US president Donald Trump

Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her Brexit plans.

"But it is not my role to comment on what is happening with other prime ministers and in other cabinets", he said.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, July 10, 2018.

"This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary".

May has so far been unable to present a common position to Brussels on what she wants because of deep divisions in her government. The Speaker rebuked new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, saying it was "most regrettable" that journalists had been briefed on the contents of the document yesterday morning, before MPs had a chance to look at a copy.

The Sun said the interview was conducted Thursday in Brussels, before Trump traveled to Britain.

If Davis's resignation rattled May, Johnson's shook the foundations of her government.

Therefore, in the interests of our country and the future of the Conservative Party, I feel the time has come for a new leader and so I am writing this letter to inform you that I have no confidence in the Prime Minister.

He said trade agreements and some issues regarding the Ireland-Northern Ireland border need to be hammered out.

Trump says immigration into Europe has 'changed the fabric' of the continent
He has lamented that immigrants have poured into European countries and changed the culture of each nation. You take a look at what's happening in different countries that never had difficulty, never had problems.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Mrs May should make way for a Labour administration if her Government can not get its act together quickly. It will mean that we take back control of our borders, our laws, and our money - ending the freedom of movement, ending the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the United Kingdom, and ending the days of sending vast sums of taxpayers' money to the European Union.

The 98-page document sets out a significantly "softer" version of Brexit than desired by Tory Brexiteers, prompting the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis from Mrs May's Cabinet earlier this week. A "responsible government" has to prepare for a variety of outcomes in the negotiations, "including a no deal". "I'd have to do something I didn't believe in", he told the BBC.

Britain and the European Union hope to reach broad agreement by October so the national parliaments of the remaining countries can ratify a deal before Britain leaves.

Pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg colorfully described the plan as "the greatest vassalage since King John paid homage to Phillip II at Le Goulet in 1200".

The loss of two senior ministers and the anger among Brexit-supporting backbench lawmakers makes May's position as leader increasingly tenuous.

When asked whether May would contest any vote on a confidence motion in her leadership, her spokesman said: "Yes". Steve Baker also resigned as a junior Brexit minister.

The British government published its long-awaited Brexit blueprint on Thursday that it hopes will restart talks with the European Union, but its launch was mired in farce after a protest by MPs briefly suspended a sitting of the House of Commons.

They must submit their letters to the 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady.

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