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Boris Johnson's Brexit plan is not a leadership bid: minister

Boris Johnson's Brexit plan is not a leadership bid: minister
From Reuters - September 17, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Britains interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday that Boris Johnson was not starting a leadership bid by setting out his plans for Brexit in a newspaper article, adding that his intervention was absolutely fine.

A week before Prime Minister Theresa May sets out her vision for Brexit in a speech in the Italian city of Florence, Johnson, the foreign secretary, published a newspaper article that roamed well beyond his ministerial brief.

I know what an irrepressible enthusiast (Johnson) is about Brexit, and what hes done is set it out there, I think its absolutely fine, I would expect nothing less from Boris, Rudd said on the BBCs Andrew Marr show.

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