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The Daily BeastDec 10, 2018
Theresa May Accused of ‘Pathetic Cowardice' as She Delays Vote on Her Brexit Deal
Reuters / Phil NobleIt previously looked impossible—but the British government's attempts to see through its Brexit vision descended into shambolic new levels of chaos Monday as the prime minister sought to delay a parliamentary vote on the deal she thrashed out with EU leaders to avoid a massive defeat.

Theresa May spent the previous three weeks—and pots of public money—on a promotional tour attempting to persuade people that the deal she agreed with the EU was the best, and only deal possible.

But the people she really had to persuade—the lawmakers in the British parliament who have to back the deal before it can be implemented—were not convinced. The vote, scheduled for Tuesday, was widely expected to result in a crushing and humiliating defeat for the government.

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