Rebel with a cause plots ruin of UK PM Boris Johnson's big Brexit day

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Fearing Britain could drop out of the European Union without a deal by design or default, one British lawmaker has threatened to deny Prime Minister Boris Johnson his day of Brexit glory by delaying a vote on a last-minute divorce deal. Oliver Letwin, 63, is a former cabinet minister with a reputation as an unofficial fixer, using his affable manner and procedural knowledge to head off awkward disagreements in parliament.

Brexit has given him notoriety as a rebel with a cause: to stop a no-deal Brexit. The first Saturday sitting.

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