UK Prime Minister Theresa May maintained a defiant stance as she took to the airwaves Friday morning to attempt to sell her Brexit plan to the electorate, following a bruising day of political turmoil and open rebellion from within her own party.
The interview and listener call-in with radio station LBC followed a wave of resignations Thursday, with seven members of her government quitting over the draft Brexit deal, and vocal demands for her to step down as a leader.
After a day of chaos, May insisted in a statement at 10 Downing Street that the deal, which has attracted intense criticism from all sides, was in the national interest, and made it clear that she had no intention of stepping aside.
Speaking on LBC, she again defended the agreement struck with the European Union this week following months of tough negotiations. Read more