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Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament

Aug 28, 2019 - The New York Times

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson turned to Britain’s queen on Wednesday to limit Parliament’s ability to challenge his plan to take the country out of the European Union in nine weeks, with or without a deal.

Mr. Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament in September, a move that will cut the already dwindling number of days lawmakers have to find an alternative path ahead of the looming Brexit deadline on Oct. 31.

The startling maneuver, Mr. Johnson’s bolde...