“British Prime Minister Theresa May told members of Parliament on Wednesday that she will resign as prime minister if her Brexit deal passes — an apparent attempt to push her party to finally endorse the plan.
“The announcement came amid mounting pressure on the prime minister. May has tried and failed twice to get her plan for the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union through Parliament.
“On Monday, Parliament dealt her a significant blow by voting to take control of the Brexit process, and three of May’s ministers resigned in protest to support the measure.
“May said in a speech before the 1922 Committee, the group that represents Conservative members of Parliament (MPs) who are not part of her government, that she would step down after Parliament approves her Brexit deal, and before the next phase of the Brexit negotiations.”
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