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The Latest: EU deciding on Brexit extension 'in coming days'

Added 10-22-19 05:03:01am EST - “The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “The Latest: EU deciding on Brexit extension ‘in coming days’”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on Britain’s impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

European Council President Donald Tusk says European Union leaders “will decide in coming days” whether to grant Britain another extension to the deadline for leaving the bloc, but he says their decision depends on developments in London.

Tusk said Tuesday that the decision on prolonging Brexit for three months after Oct. 31 “will very much depend on what the British parliament decides or doesn’t decide.”

Britain faces another week of political gridlock after British lawmakers on Monday denied Prime Minister Boris Johnson a chance to hold a vote on the Brexit divorce bill agreed in Brussels last week.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker lamented all the work spent on Brexit rather than on EU policy, calling it a “waste of time and waste of energy.”

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