Boris Johnson seeks Dec. 12 general election
25 October 2019 | 11:22 am
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for a snap election on Dec. 12 to end the Brexit deadlock. A motion to trigger an early poll will be put before lawmakers next Monday, but Jeremy Corbyn says he won’t back a snap election unless Johnson promises to abandon a “no-deal” withdrawal. The Labour leader also said he wants to wait for the European Union’s decision on a Brexit extension. Bloomberg’s Maria Tadeo reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
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