Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Trump: Boris Johnson Would Be A Great Prime Minister

The Hill reports: President Trump says former United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make a “great prime minister” in an interview published Thursday, a shocking remark that comes as Trump visits the U.K. and current Prime Minister Theresa May In an interview with The Sun, a U.K. tabloid owned by conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Trump insisted that he …

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BRITAIN: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Becomes Third Member Of May’s Cabinet To Resign In Brexit Row

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit. The prime minister hammered out a compromise with her deeply divided cabinet in an all-day meeting at Chequers on Friday, but after consulting friends and allies since, …

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BRITAIN: Boris Johnson Drops PM Bid [VIDEO]

This is surprising. The BBC reports: Ex-London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister. In a speech in London – billed as his campaign launch – Mr Johnson said he did not believe he could provide the leadership or unity needed. It comes after Justice Secretary and fellow …

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BRITAIN: Obama Urges Against Leaving The EU

NBC News reports: President Barack Obama intervened Friday in Britain’s acrimonious national poll on European Union membership, urging U.K. voters to reject calls to quit the political bloc. British voters will decide in a June 23 referendum whether to remain in the E.U. or leave. The debate over the so-called ‘Brexit’ has divided the country and its political establishment. In …

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BRITAIN: “Ex-Gay” Group Sues Again Over “Some People Are Gay” Ad Campaign

A British “ex-gay” group has filed a lawsuit which demands that London’s transit agency remove the recently relaunched advertising campaign by the LGBT rights group Stonewall. Earlier this year the “ex-gay” group lost a different lawsuit after London Mayor Boris Johnson refused to allow them to post a response campaign which proclaimed, “Not Gay! Ex-Gay, Post-Gay and Proud. Get Over …

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Quote Of The Day – Boris Johnson

“The key thing about faith – at least in this country – is that you can choose whether to believe or not, and you can pretty much choose how to observe your faith. But you can’t (really) choose where you are born, or the laws under which you grow up whether you are gay or straight. And marriage is an …

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Quote Of The Day – Boris Johnson

“One moment he might be holding forth to a great perspiring tent at Hay-on-Wye. The next moment, click, some embarrassed member of the Welsh constabulary could walk on stage, place some handcuffs on the former leader of the Free World, and take him away to be charged. Of course, we are told this scenario is unlikely. Dubya is the former …

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LONDON: Mayor Boris Johnson Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

London’s Mayor Boris Johnson has become the highest ranking Tory to support marriage equality. Johnson made the comments during the city’s gay pride parade yesterday. Kicking off the parade with members of the Gay Liberation Front, Mr Johnson said: “If the Conservatives and Liberals can get together in a national coalition and settle their differences, I don’t see why you …

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Gay Candidate Loses, London’s Gays Worry About New Mayor

Openly gay Liberal Democrat candidate Brian Paddick (left) failed in his longshot bid to become London’s mayor on Friday, losing to Conservative (Tory) candidate Boris Johnson. Paddick ended a 30-year career with the Metropolitan Police last year, a job he left as one of the top-ranked openly gay police officials in the world. Had Paddick been elected, London would have …

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