Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 18, 2019
Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis.
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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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