Theresa May plans to step down as her party’s leader by June 7 to make way for a new British prime minister. Among those expected to fight for the job is former foreign secretary and Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson.
House leaders had hoped to pass by unanimous consent the aid package for states struck by natural disasters. But the objection from Rep. Chip Roy (R-Tex.) holds up the legislation until lawmakers return from their Memorial Day recess.
The proposal would define gender by the “plain meaning of the term,” an official said. The definition had been broadened under the Obama administration.
The military plans to dispatch another 2,000 troops to the region to step up missile defense and surveillance, according to U.S. officials.
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