Boris Johnson has suffered three successive blows to his credibility since Friday, which call into question his title as the undisputed favourite to become the next leader of the Conservative Party and the man to succeed Theresa May in office.
Given a strong lead and strong media criticism, there is a perception that the former foreign secretary is avoiding public confrontation. The last-man-standing opponent -- who prevailed over eight opponents -- is foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt. Hunt called...


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