A tumultuous week in British politics has concluded with rumors of civil war among the Conservative party, contradictory statements from Downing St. and the DUP about their alliance, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn making bold predictions.
A petition launched Friday urging British Prime Minister Theresa May not to form a ‘coalition of chaos’ with the Democratic Unionist Party has already gained over half a million signatures and counting.
Theresa May’s chiefs of staff Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy have resigned after a disastrous Conservative Party campaign which weakened the Tories’ position in parliament. The prime minister has since announced Gavin Barwell is her new chief of staff.
A disgraced Tory embroiled in an expense scandal, a multimillionaire donor, and a slew of political cronies have been handed peerages by Prime Minister David Cameron, sparking fresh demand for drastic reform of the House of Lords.