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Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “It’s Been a Bad Week for U.K. PM Boris Johnson” – below is their description.
Nov.12 — Boris Johnson’s communications director Lee Cain quit following a power struggle inside the prime minister’s office. He’s also dealing with a Covid lockdown and a Brexit deal is still looming. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Therese Raphael has the details on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Her opinions are her own.Bloomberg Politics YouTube Channel
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