Theresa May Calls for General Election

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Theresa May Calls for General Election

Speaking to reporters outside Downing Street on April 18, 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May announces that her government will call for a general election to be held in the U.K. on June 8, 2017. The U.K.’s fixed-date election law means that the proposed early election will need the support of two-thirds of the MPs the House of Commons. (no interpretation)