Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election

LONDON A lawmaker from Britain’s opposition Labour Party publicly admitted that the party is not trying to win a snap election that Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called for June 8.

May is betting that the weakness of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the unexpected resilience of the United Kingdom’s $2.6 trillion economy since last year’s Brexit vote will bolster her majority in the British parliament.

Corbyn, a socialist who has pledged higher taxes on the wealthy and a crackdown on powerful corporations, said on Thursday that he would

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