Johnson cements lead in UK PM race as arch-Brexiteer Raab is knocked out

Credit: France 24- Published on June 18, 2019
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, increased his lead in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, while former Brexit minister Dominic Raab was knocked out of the race.
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Published on June 18, 2019 -  00:32
Johnson On His Way To Becoming PM
On Tuesday, Boris Johnson got a leg up in the race to become Britain’s prime minister. A member of Johnson's party, Andrea Leadsom, declared her support for Johnson, the clear favorite. The support came hours before the six Prime Minister contenders were due to be whittled down by the party’s lawmakers, On Friday, health minister Matt Hancock quit the race. He also backed Johnson, despite their contrasting views on Brexit. Johnson is a former London mayor and foreign minister.

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