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U.K.’s Boris Johnson Seeks Suspension of Parliament Ahead of Brexit

  • Parliament could be prorogued Sept. 11 to Oct. 14 under plan
  • Suspension of Parliament could trigger constitutional crisis
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Johnson Says He Wants to Suspend Parliament as Brexit Looms
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend the U.K. Parliament from mid-September to mid-October -- a move that could hamper lawmakers’ efforts to block a no-deal Brexit and even trigger a constitutional crisis. The pound dropped.