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The Daily BeastJan 15, 2019
Theresa May's Brexit Deal Walloped in Biggest Parliamentary Defeat in British History
Reuters / Peter NichollLONDON—Theresa May has spent her entire time as prime minister trying to achieve one thing: Negotiating a Brexit deal that a majority of British lawmakers could support in order to give the U.K. the smoothest possible exit from the European Union at the end of March this year.

Tonight, the sum total of over two years of work was resoundingly rejected with one of the biggest government defeats in the House of Commons since the Second World War. Only 202 Members of Parliament voted for the deal, with 432 against.

May is no stranger to crises. Of the scant areas of praise she's received as prime minister almost all of it has been for her Terminator-like ability to carry on through a hurricane of setbacks, betrayals, and ridicule, most of it from within her own Conservative party.

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