PressTV-UK PM defiant in face of resignation calls

British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she will remain in office even if parliament rejects her controversial deal on withdrawing from the European Union.

“My job is making sure that we do what the public asked us to: we leave the EU but we do it in a way that’s good for them,” May told the ITV on Monday, adding, “I will still have a job in two weeks’ time.”

May’s defiant tone comes amid widespread call on her to resign if the House of Commons rejects a Brexit deal she has put forward to the chamber after two years of negotiation with the EU.

The deal has faced huge criticism from both May’s Conservative Party as well as the opposition Labour Party. Other groups, especially those from Scotland and Northern Ireland, also see the deal as a threat to the economy and well-being of their regions.

The criticism has caused many to believe that May would lose the parliament vote and…

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