The timing was lethal. At the very moment the TV channels were running a pre-recorded interview with Boris Johnson, in which the Prime Minister was begging his peers and the country for his political life, Rishi Sunak released his damning resignation letter.
Only minutes earlier, Health Secretary Sajid Javid – Sunak’s predecessor as Chancellor – had also quit. One bullet to wound the boss. Another to finish him off.
Sunak and Javid are friends. Last night, few believed the claims that…
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