British leader Theresa May suffered a huge blow on Thursday when a series of ministers including her Brexit secretary quit as she tried to sell her proposed EU withdrawal agreement to a divided parliament.
Dominic Raab resigned from his role at the Brexit ministry while a second cabinet minister and two junior government ministers also walked out over the draft deal.
But May insisted that while the negotiations had not been comfortable, it was the best Britain could hope for when it leaves the EU on March 29.
“If we get behind a deal we can bring our country back together and seize the opportunities that lie ahead,” she told lawmakers.
“The British people want us to get this done.” Read more