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Brexit Limbo: Jeremy Hunt and Party Members

brexit limbo: He will have just over three months to make good on his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31, according to CTV. Famed for his bravado, quips in Latin and blond mop of hair Johnson easily defeated Conservative rival Jeremy Hunt, winning two-thirds of the votes of about 160,000 party members across the U.K. He will become prime minister once Queen Elizabeth II formally asks him to form a government, replacing Theresa May. Johnson is set to become prime minister on Wednesday after winning an election to lead the governing Conservatives. The embattled May announced her resignation last month after Parliament repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement she struck with the 28-nation bloc, leaving Britain stranded in Brexit limbo. Johnson radiated optimism in a brief victory speech to hundreds of party members and lawmakers, pledging to deliver Brexit, unite the country and defeat Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party. The U.K.'s departure from the EU was delayed from its long scheduled exit in March. ( As reported in the news.