Lawmakers inside the house of Commons were set to vote on Thursday on whether or not to invite the ecu Union to put off the divorce date, that's currently set for March 29.

what is being voted on these days:

  • Lawmakers will vote on whether or not to invite the ecu to push the divorce date back to June 30.
  • The authorities's movement states that it would ask for the 3-month put off — however on the situation that Parliament approves can also's withdrawal agreement with the european.

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  • MPs can even vote on whether or not to call a second referendum, however the opposition Labour celebration has stated it's going to now not help the change.
  • some other amendment seeks to dam may additionally from bringing her divorce deal back for a third vote.

in which does the ecu stand?

even supposing British lawmakers vote to assist extending the Brexit cut-off date beyond March 29, it's now not positive that the eu would provide it.

ecu leaders have expressed frustration at the political turbulence taking region in London, saying that they could supply an extension however could need a concrete purpose from the UK for doing so.

Any put off would require unanimous approval from the leaders of the ultimate 27 member states.

Trump 'amazed at how badly' Brexit has been going

US President Donald Trump weighed-in at the upheaval surrounding the United Kingdom's departure from the european on Thursday, pronouncing that he is "surprised at how badly" the negotiations were going and that the Brexit debate is "tearing the united states apart."

He additionally criticized may additionally's dealing with of the negotiations, saying that she did now not heed his recommendation.

"She didn't pay attention to that, and that's satisfactory. I imply ... She's got to do what she's were given to do. But I think it can have been negotiated in a specific way, frankly," Trump instructed newshounds at the White residence beforehand of a assembly with Irish prime Minister Leo Varadkar.

Trump delivered that he nevertheless hopes to at ease a "large scale" alternate settlement with the United Kingdom.

rs/jm (AP, AFP, Reuters)