Jo Johnson quits as minister over Theresa May's Brexit plan

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the Guardian—Transport minister says he cannot support deal and will campaign for second referendum Theresa May’s hopes of winning parliament’s backing for her Brexit deal were plunged into fresh doubt after Jo Johnson resigned from the government, accusing her of offering MPs a choice between “vassalage and chaos”. The remain-backing MP for Orpington and rail minister published an article online saying he could not vote for the deal which May is expected to bring back to parliament within weeks and instead...

Jo Johnson quits Theresa May's government over her Brexit plans. LONDON — Jo Johnson has resigned as Theresa May's Transport Minister over her handling of Brexit talks. Johnson announced on Friday afternoon that he was quitting the UK government because "what is now being proposed won’t be anything like what was promised two years ago." "To present the nation with a choice between two deeply unattractive outcomes, vassalage and chaos, is a failure of British statecraft on a scale unseen since the Suez crisis," Johnson wrote in a statement, adding that Britain...