MAY DAY: British Prime Minister Hangs in Balance as Brexit Vote Looms

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British Prime Minister Theresa May urged senior government officials to sign-off on her newly negotiated Brexit agreement Wednesday; saying the deal would “deliver the Brexit that Britons voted for.”

May convened a senior cabinet meeting this week just hours after EU officials agreed to the “details” of her proposal; a divorce between Europe and the UK that would still have close trade and immigration ties.

“May called a special Cabinet meeting after negotiators from Britain and the European Union broke a months-long logjam and reached agreement on divorce terms, including a plan to keep the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland open after Brexit,” writes the Associated Press.

According to the Prime Minister, the new agreement would allow the United Kingdom to “take back control of our borders, our laws and our money … while protecting jobs, security and the integrity of our United Kingdom.”

Critics of the deal say too much power still resides in Europe over trade policy, immigration, and security.

Read the full report at the Associated Press.