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AND HAM FOR YEARS.

ON "THE DAILY BRIEFING."

>> Harris: HERE ARE SOME

BREXIT.

BRITISH PREMENSTRUAL

BORIS JOHNSON'S BROTHER HAS

RESIGNED FROM PARLIAMENT.

IT HAPPENED JUST ONE DAY AFTER

LAWMAKERS REJECTED THE LEADER'S

BID TO HOLD A SNAP AMY KELLOGG

IS REPORTING FOR US FROM LONDON.

AMY?

>> HI, HERE IS.

A LOT OF PEOPLE LOOK UP THIS

MORNING STILL REELING FROM ALL

THE CHAOS AND MUDSLINGING OF THE

LAST 48 HOURS, WONDERING WHO IS

GOING TO COME OUT ON TOP, WHO

WILL GET THE LAST LAUGH, AND

FRANKLY, HOW MUCH LONGER BRITS

WILL ENDURE ALL THIS

UNCERTAINTY.

THEN, AS YOU MENTIONED, THERE

WAS ANOTHER BIT OF DRAMA THIS

MORNING WHEN BORIS JOHNSON'S

BROTHER, JOE, RESIGNED FROM HIS

JOB AS AN MP AND A MINISTER IN

JOHNSON'S GOVERNMENT.

JOE JOHNSON TWEETED, "IN RECENT

WEEKS I'VE BEEN TORN BETWEEN

FAMILY LOYALTY AND THE NATIONAL

INTEREST.

IT IS AN UNRESOLVABLE TENSION."

THOUGH JOHNSON'S CALL FOR A

GENERAL ELECTION IN OCTOBER GOT

SHOT DOWN YESTERDAY, HE MADE

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING SHE WOULD

LOOK LIKE A CAMPAIGN STOP TODAY.

THE SUBJECT, FIGHTING CRIME AND

BETTER POLICING.

BASICALLY, IF YOUR OWN BROTHER

DOESN'T EVEN HAVE FAITH IN YOU,

WHY SHOULD THE PUBLIC?

HE ADMITTED THAT BREXIT DIVIDES

FAMILIES.

THERE WAS PROBABLY SOME RELIEF

THOUGH, IN THE VISIT

BORIS JOHNSON AT TODAY FROM

VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE, WHO

REITERATED THE

ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT FOR

BREXIT.

HE CARRIED A MESSAGE FROM

PRESIDENT TRUMP THAT THE U.S. IS

READY TO IMMEDIATELY NEGOTIATE A

PER FREE-TRADE DEAL WITH WITH

THE U.K.

>> WE WILL DRIVE THAT FREE TRADE

AGREEMENT FORWARD, OF COURSE.

THE U.S. ECONOMY IS A WONDERFUL,

MASSIVE OPPORTUNITY.

IS IT STILL THE CASE, THAT THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE

PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES,

DON'T EAT ANY BRITISH LAMB OR

BEEF.

I GUESS.

FROM SCOTLAND.

>> FOR THE UNINITIATED, HAGGIS

IS MADE FROM SHEEP OFFAL.

THE MOST IMPORTANT BUSINESS AT

HAND TODAY, IT'S FAR FROM

RESOLVE, WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE

COMING MONTHS, I WOULD SAY.

AND THEN WITH BREXIT.

BUT FOR MR. JOHNSON HAS SAID

THAT HE WANTS TO PUT ANOTHER

VOTE FROM THE HOUSE ON MONDAY

ASKING YET AGAIN IF HE CAN GO

AHEAD AND HOLD A GENERAL

ELECTION NEXT MONTH BECAUSE HE

FEELS HE CAN'T GO ON THE SWING

WITH HIS HANDS TIED BY THE

PARLIAMENT AS THEY ARE NOW IN

THIS APPROACH TO BREXIT.

HARRIS?

>> Harris: EVEN THE PRESIDENT

WAS TALKING ABOUT HIM YESTERDAY

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