UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times

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UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.
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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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