Celebrities and MPs have tweeted their support for Parliament to revoke the Treaty of Lisbon clause that deals with leaving the EU. Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar echoed the sentiment, adding that there was "openness to an extension" as nobody wants a no-deal Brexit. "A [second Brexit referendum] may not happen-so vote now".
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Theresa May formally requested a short extension, which would delay the withdrawal date from March 29 to June 30, in a letter to EU Council president Donald Tusk.
But opposition to May's the agreement among British politicians appeared to be hardening, rather than softening, after she blamed Parliament for the Brexit impasse. "We can not pretend after three years that the British people did not vote to leave".
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said the ongoing situation can not drag on "indefinitely" and that the "choice of the British people" has to be respected.
"Given the clock is ticking and the PM is still flogging her dead horse deal, you may wish to sign this", he said.
May addressed the nation on Wednesday, offering no changes to her plan while blaming lawmakers for not approving her deal. But positions have hardened after a chaotic week when the parliament's speaker questioned whether she could even bring her deal to a third vote.
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European Union leaders will tell May on Thursday she can have two months to organise an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday if she fails to win backing from parliament. It's essential that we press pause and go back to the people. We do respect what the Prime Minister and Parliament are making.
"There's a very clear choice facing Brexiteers in particular, that on the one hand they may say that the ultras will go for the no-deal scenario but on the other hand I don't think a no-deal will be tolerated by the remainder of the Parliament", he said.
As of Thursday night, Mrs May was struggling to get European Union leaders to agree to an extension.
It's a struggle that has been going on for nearly three years and has brought the U.K.to within eight days of a chaotic Brexit. They see May's deal as preventing the United Kingdom from reclaiming control of its borders and laws, and blocking it from making trade deals with other countries.
Anti-Brexit protesters dressed as Theresa May and Angela Merkel outside the EU Commission in Brussels today.
"Everyone wants to avoid a no deal but we can't have a situation whereby we have a rolling cliff-edge, where we just put off decisions and deadlines every couple of months", he said. And she told voters: "I am on your side".
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