How did Theresa May justify calling an election?



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Theresa May visits Al Madina Mosque. UK Home Office

What did Mrs May say to explain her decision to call an election? #generalelection

She said:

"In recent weeks Labour have threatened to vote against the final agreement we reach with the European Union.

"The Liberal Democrats said they want to grind the business of government to a standstill.

"The Scottish National Party say they will vote against the legislation that formally repeals Britain's membership of the European Union.

"And un-elected members of the House of Lords have vowed to fight us every step of the way.

"If we do not hold a general election now, their political game playing will continue."

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