How Theresa May Survived The Threat Of Political Extinction (HBO)

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a mutiny by members of her own Conservative party Wednesday — but the result brings her government no closer to fixing the turmoil over Brexit.

May comfortably won the no-confidence vote in her leadership triggered by Brexit hardliners, with 200 Conservative MPs voting in her support and 117 against.

But with more than one-third of her MPs voting against her, it underscored the significant opposition to her draft EU withdrawal deal within her party — and highlighted the battle she still faces to get the agreement approved by Parliament ahead of a fast approaching deadline.

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(12 Dec 2018) Moments after surviving a no-confidence vote, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she’s pleased her colleagues chose to keep her in office and said her government now needs to “get on with the job of delivering Brexit for the British people. (Dec. 12)

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(12 Dec 2018) British Prime Minister Theresa May has won a confidence vote by Conservative Party lawmakers that could have brought her leadership to an abrupt end. In secret ballot on Wednesday, 200 lawmakers backed May and 117 voted against her. (Dec. 12)

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