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Brexit deal crushed in British Parliament: Explaining the border 'backstop' that halted Theresa May's plan to divorce EU

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Much of the stated opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union centered on the "backstop."
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News video: 'The no's have it': Parliament votes down Brexit deal

▶ 'The no's have it': Parliament votes down Brexit deal 02:00

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even to a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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