Boris Johnson eyes comeback bid as UK Tories pick new leader


British political analysts say Boris Johnson is eyeing a comeback bid as Britain's conservatives pick a new leader Former prime minister Boris Johnson is among several British lawmakers trying to scoop up support ahead of a short intense contest to become the country's next prime minister the Conservative Party is choosing a replacement for Liz trus who quit on Thursday after a turbulent 45 day term favorites include former treasury chief Rishi sunak and a House of Commons leader penny mordant the wildcard is Johnson who was forced to resign by the party just three months ago amid ethics scandals Meanwhile opposition leaders are calling for an early general election Charles De Ledesma London

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