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UK lawmakers threaten to drag Queen Elizabeth into Brexit chaos

London (CNN)Senior members of the United Kingdom's ruling Conservative party are so concerned about the country leaving the European Union without a deal that they are planning to go over the new Prime Minister's head and appeal directly to the Queen.Fears are growing among politicians that if and when Boris Johnson becomes PM next week, he could take the UK out of the European Union without any sort of deal later this year, causing huge damage to the economy.They're so desperate to stop him pursuing a no-deal Brexit that one group of senior Conservatives told the BBC that they are planning to go straight to the monarch.Queen Elizabeth has built her reputation by remaining studiously impartial, and won't want any part of the move. But the p ...