UK lawmakers vote to take control of Brexit process
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) British lawmakers on Monday voted to wrest control of the Brexit process to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that would break the parliamentary deadlock.
The amendment put forward by Oliver Letwin, a lawmaker from Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives, changes the rules of parliament on Wednesday in order to provide time for so-called indicative votes on Brexit options.
Lawmakers voted by 329 to 302 to accept the amendment.
The motion will be voted on shortly and also needs to be passed.
Reuters reports British Prime Minister Theresa May is considering introducing legislation that would allow lawmakers to create a Brexit deal among themselves, in case talks with the opposition Labour..