British Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs a mandate as a big as that for French President elect Emmanuel Macron so she can negotiate Brexit with a strong hand. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Speaking at an election campaign appearance on Monday (May 8) in Harrow, northwest London, British Prime Minister Theresa May urged voters to give her a mandate to match that of French President elect Emmanuel Macron. She says Macron was elected with a "strong mandate" which will enable him to take a tough line during the UK's talks with the European Union over Brexit. Macron was voted in as France's new president on Sunday (May 7) with a landslide victory. He won with about 66 percent of the vote, against his rival Marine Le Pen, who received just under 34 percent.