The British prime minister said he would never ask the EU for an extension of the Brexit deadline - he'd rather "be dead in a ditch" instead. Meanwhile, parliament is close to forcing him to go to Brussels. The remarks were delivered by Boris Johnson on Thursday during a speech after his visit to a police training center in West Yorkshire. When asked by a reporter if he could promise the British public he would never go to Brussels to ask for a new Brexit delay, Johnson replied affirmatively, and emphatically added that he "would rather be dead in a ditch." While the PM was apparently adamant in his refusal to kowtow to the European Union, he managed to dodge a direct question from a reporter asking if he would resign rather than request the Brexit prolongation. Instead, the Tory bigwig simply reiterated his calls to "get Brexit done" and said that any delays would be "totally pointless." "It achieves absolutely nothing. What on earth is the point of further delay?" he added. It...
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