Bruton declines to rule out FG leadership bid

Education minister turned down five opportunities to rule himself out of the running

4th September, 2016
Richard Bruton says Enda Kenny has the right to make up his own mind about when he wants to quit Pic: Bryan Meade

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has left open the prospect of mounting another bid to succeed Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader.

The Dublin Bay North TD has backed Kenny to make his own decision about stepping down and insisted that he is focused on his own job.

But given five opportunities to rule himself out of the running, Bruton notably declined to do so in an interview with The Sunday Business Post.

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