UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up
Sunday, 9 June 2019 Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms.
Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50 million in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union, if he replaces Theresa May as the next British prime minister. The hardliner wants to use the debt as leverage to renegotiate Brexit terms. Matthew...
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald..
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Boris Johnson has criticised the "defeatism and negativity" of the government over Brexit. The former foreign secretary said: "The reason I have set October 31st as a hard deadline and we have got to..