Halloween is Coming! Is Brexit?
In this episode of Need to Know, American University Professor and Wilson Center Scholar Michelle Egan help us understand Brexit, whether it will happen or not. This is a great catch up if you haven't followed the day to day back and forth of this international challenge, and great for understanding what comes next. Also, a wonderful thank you to The Right Honourable John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, for providing years worth of colorful clips of him bringing a raucous House to order. He has announced that he will stand down on October 31st of this year, so enjoy his witty retorts while you can!
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