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For Theresa May, Still at Odds With Parliament, the Brexit Walls Are Closing In

Jan 10, 2019 - The New York Times

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May often puts off critical decisions over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, or Brexit, hoping to wear down opponents through doggedness and determination. But her room to maneuver is rapidly shrinking.

Twice this week, she has suffered losses in Parliament on amendments, even as she scrambles to limit the scale of a parliamentary defeat of her little-loved Brexit plan that everyone expects next week.

One amendment passed by Mrs. May’...