'Reluctant' Gove sets out case for leadership
Justice Secretary wants 'optimistic and open' Britain
British Justice Secretary Michael Gove has made his case to be Britain’s next prime minister after betraying one-time front-runner Boris Johnson.
Now his sights are set on Home Secretary Theresa May, the early favourite, and three other candidates to head the Conservative Party and the country.
“We as a country need to be bold, to step forwards, to believe in ourselves,” Gove told reporters in London this morning. He said he wants a...
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