Obama Urges Britons to Remain in the EU
President Barack Obama intervened in Britain’s increasingly bitter Brexit debate Friday, drawing allegations of hypocrisy from lawmakers campaigning for the U.K. to leave the European Union. With some polls suggesting the outcome of the in-out vote is too close to call, rhetoric has become increasingly fractious as the civil war over Europe in Cameron’s Conservative Party intensifies. “The European Union doesn’t moderate British influence –- it magnifies it,” Obama said in an article, published by the Daily Telegraph newspaper shortly after the president arrived in London late on Thursday.
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