U.K. House Of Commons Passes Bill To Block No-Deal Brexit

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U.K. House Of Commons Passes Bill To Block No-Deal Brexit
The House of Commons voted 327-299 to pass the bill.
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The U.K. House of Commons voted Wednesday to effectively take the possibility of a no-deal Brexit off the table. 

The members approved EU withdrawal bill number six, which gives Prime Minister Boris Johnson until Oct. 19 to strike an exit deal with the European Union and get approval from Parliament. If he can't do that, then he would be forced to ask the EU for another withdrawal extension. 

The bill now goes to the U.K.'s upper chamber, the House of Lords, for approval. 

After passing the withdrawal legislation, U.K. lawmakers issued another setback for Johnson, rejecting his calls for a snap election. Earlier, he proposed having an early election on Oct. 15, but that decision needed approval from two-thirds of the House of Commons.