No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with Brexit

LONDON (AP) — There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the push to secure Parliamentary approval for his Brexit deal. Buoyed by its landslide victory in Thursday’s election, Johnson’s Conservative government plans to move fast to make […]

UK’s Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. With 642 of the 650 results declared on Friday, […]

Photo of sick boy on floor roils British election campaign

LONDON (AP) — A photo of a sick boy sleeping on a hospital floor because no beds were available has become one of the defining images of Britain’s bruising election campaign. It forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson onto the defensive and ignited a fierce online debate over whether it was real or fake. The boy, […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to Host Program on Willis ISD’s giant academic problems: The Drag Queen and Ancient Sparta

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, November 15 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, November 15, 2019, will feature Conroe Independent School District Trustee Dale Inman and fierce conservative activists Ginger Russell and Jonna Johnson in a special show entitled, “Willis ISD: […]

UK’s Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the British Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal. But the defiant Johnson also made clear that he personally opposed delaying the U.K.’s exit, scheduled for Oct. 31. A law passed by Parliament last […]

Montgomery County Republican Party hosts First Annual Golf Tournament with financial success and thrilling finish, “looking forward to next year”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 16 – The Montgomery County Republican Party (MCRP) hosted its First Annual Golf Tournament on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019, with great financial success, a lot of fun, and a thrilling finish. Tournament Co-Director Kelli Cook, MCRP Finance Chair, said, “We’re looking forward to next year already. […]

Another fine mess: Brexit-dogged Johnson’s UN trip goes awry

NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson landed in New York this week on a speedy Royal Air Force jet, bringing his vision of a post-Brexit “Global Britain” to the United Nations. Then he sat on the tarmac for more than an hour. The captain informed passengers that another VIP’s plane was occupying […]

Johnson seeks UK election bid as political foes push back

LONDON (AP) — Boxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call for a new election. Johnson remained determined to secure an election after lawmakers rejected his […]

Johnson’s Brexit plans in crisis after 3rd defeat in 2 days

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Wednesday for a national election on Oct. 15, saying it was the only way out of Britain’s Brexit impasse after lawmakers moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal. But Parliament delivered Johnson his third defeat in two days […]

Major defeat for British PM as lawmakers seize Brexit agenda

LONDON (AP) — On a day of humiliating setbacks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major defeat in Parliament on Tuesday night as rebellious lawmakers voted to seize control of the Brexit agenda, prompting the embattled leader to say he would call for a new general election. The 328 to 301 vote, made possible […]

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