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Johnson pushes toward a Brexit showdown

By Bloomberg
01 September 2019   |   6:00 am
Boris Johnson has thrown down the gauntlet on Brexit. The Queen has granted his request to suspend parliament that effectively gives the prime minister’s opponents two weeks to come up with a way to stop Britain from leaving the EU without a deal on October 31. Bloomberg’s Rosalind Mathieson reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”

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