Jo Cox, the British lawmaker who was murdered earlier in the month outside of a town hall meeting, was a proponent of remaining in the European Union, and her husband said early Friday that despite the vote in favor of leaving, she would have "remained optimistic."
On Twitter, Brendan Cox wrote that his wife would have done "what she could do to bring our country back together around our best values." The suspect in Cox's killing has made several pro-Brexit statements, shouting in court after his arrest that his name is "death to traitors, freedom for Britain."
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