[UPDATE] Boris Johnson Fires Half Of May's Cabinet, Replaces Them With Brexit Hardliners

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Boris Johnson has signaled his ruthless determination to deliver Brexit and stoked speculation about an early general election by firing more than half of Theresa May’s cabinet and packing his team with “Vote Leave” veterans and right-wing free marketers, The Guardian reported. Despite the new prime minister’s repeated insistence he is a one-nation Conservative, he handed the job of home secretary to Priti Patel, who advocated the return of capital punishment as recently as 2011, and the Treasury to Margaret Thatcher devotee Sajid Javid. Dominic Raab, who made headlines during his own leadership campaign when he said he would not call himself a feminist, is the new foreign secretary, and...

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