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>> After a tumultuous week, Theresa May is probably looking forward to a weekend off. But that's unlikely. On Wednesday, she finally unveiled her Brexit draft deal and chaos ensued. A series of senior ministers, including her Brexit shepherd, resigned and the pound plummeted amidst open talk of ditching her as prime minister along with her draft deal.
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>> I'm I going to see this through? Yes.>> But a seemingly defiant May still has her job for now. On Friday she managed to draft former ally, Amber Rudd, back into her cabinet, and hold on to two key ministers.>> Hello, do you have confidence in the Prime Minister, Mr
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>> I absolutely do. I have had a very good morning, with a series of meetings with my colleagues here in
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She will be relying on her remaining political allies to do the same, because her opponents will surely be sharpening their knives for next week too.>> Between her botched deal or no deal.>> This is not Brexit.>> Rebels in her Conservative Party say a no confidence vote is close to being triggered.
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It can only happen when 48 conservatives have officially submitted letters to that effect. Even if she survives the next few weeks though, her Brexit deal may not. If May is looking for wriggle room among EU leaders, she'll be disappointed. They're lining up to assure her they're very happy with the deal as it stands.
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At home, she needs the backing of a majority of lawmakers in Parliament to get it through. No easy task, with pro-Europeans and Euro skeptics alike already threatening to vote it down.>>