London — British Prime Minister Theresa May won the support of her cabinet on Wednesday for a draft divorce deal with the European Union that has put both Brexit and her leadership at stake. May emerged from a five-hour meeting with ministers that had sent the value of the pound gyrating to announce she had full backing to move ahead with her Brexit plan. “The collective decision of cabinet was that the government should agree the draft withdrawal agreement and the outline political declaration,” May said outside her Downing Street office. But the embattled leader conceded that she could face even stronger resistance when she takes the text to parliament for approval next month. Rumours of cabinet resignations and a plot by eurosceptic MPs in May’s own party to unseat her saw the pound plunge 1% in a wild hour of swings. 'Difficult days ahead' May said she engaged in an “impassioned debate” with her ministers — and that there “will be difficult days ahead”. “This is a decision that ...

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