Heritage Explains: Brexit and Boris Johnson

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Heritage Explains: Brexit and Boris Johnson

Aug 2nd, 2019 1 min read
COMMENTARY BY
Tim Doescher

Associate Director, Coalition Relations

Tim is the Associate Director of Coalition Relations.
Boris Johnson waves as he enters 10 Downing Street for the first time as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 24 July, 2019. Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A lot is happening in the United Kingdom. After more than three years since the vote to leave the European Union, the British still remain. Why? What’s making this process so difficult? Will the UK ever leave the EU? Who is Boris Johnson and why does he give Brexit fresh hope?

This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast, Nile Gardner, director of Heritage's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, brings us up to speed and breaks down the complex nature of “The Brexiteer.”

SHOW NOTES: To watch Nile’s recent TV appearances and read his work on Brexit visit: www.heritage.org/staff/nile-gardiner-phd