The key Brexit questions you’ve wanted to ask, answered

(CNN)Theresa May’s Brexit deal has suffered its second defeat in the House of Commons. Lawmakers voted it down by 391 votes to 242. Could the EU kick the UK out of the EU? Short answer yes, but why would they? If the EU wanted a no deal crash out, they only need to wait another 17 days. Can the EU laugh and say no, when/if the UK asks for more time? I doubt they would laugh — Eurocrats are not famed for their sense of humor (apart from Donald Tusk) — but with a heavy heart, the leaders of the EU 27 members states could decline the UK’s request for an extension to article 50. It only takes one member …