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UK Politician Outraged Over Prime Minister's Request To Suspend Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday to suspend Parliament, causing outrage among opposition leaders. The move would likely allow Johnson to pass a no-deal Brexit without push back from lawmakers.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with an opposition member of Parliament, Labour Party politician David Lammy (@DavidLammy), about why he is opposed to Johnson’s request.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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