U.K. Votes to Leave E.U., Prime Minister Cameron Resigns

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British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) accompanied by his wife Samantha arrives to speak to the press in front of 10 Downing street in central London on June 24, 2016.  (Photo: Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images)

Yesterday, Britain stunned the world by voting to leave the European union. Prime Minister David Cameron resigned and will step down in October.  The news sent financial markets into a tailspin. In this hour, we’ll talk about the historic vote, what happens next and what it all means for the Europe, the U.K., the U.S. and the global economy. And we want to hear from you, particularly our listeners who have lived in Europe or the U.K.. What's your take on the Brexit victory?

 

Guests:

Geoff Dyer, :U.S. diplomatic correspondent, Financial Times

Fiona Hill, director, Center of the United States and Europe; senior fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Program, Brookings Institution

Jacob Kirkegaard, research fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Theo Leggett, reporter, BBC

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