In Thatcher's footsteps: Theresa May, Britain's Brexit PM

Britain's new Conservative Party leader Theresa May (C) speaks to members of the media in London on July 11, 2016Britain’s prime minister in waiting Theresa May is a pragmatist who has emerged from the chaos of the Brexit referendum unscarred, portraying herself as the one who will lead the country out of the EU. The country’s second female leader after fellow Conservative and anti-EU firebrand Margaret Thatcher, May was officially — but unenthusiastically — in favour of Britain staying in the European Union.

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