Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 17, 2019
Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.

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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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