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Ex-Treasury Chief: Boris Johnson Wrecking Brexit Deal Chance

The man who was Britain’s top finance official until three weeks ago accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government on Wednesday of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn’t backed by Parliament or the voters.

Philip Hammond, a Conservative legislator who stepped down as Treasury chief just before Johnson became prime minister last month, said “leaving the EU without a deal would be just as much a betrayal of the referendum result as not leaving at all.”

Hammond told the BBC that Johnson had moved from a tough negotiating stance to a “wrecking” one by insisting on read more >>>

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