In a dramatic statement Sunday evening after a weekend spent canvassing Tory MPs,

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ohnson announced it was “not the right time” for him to attempt a comeback when Liz Truss steps down this week.

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Former PM Johnson says “this is simply not the right time” to bid for a return to 10 Downing Street

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Boris Johnson claimed he did have the number of Tory MP nominations required | Pooled photo by Daniel Leal

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Rishi Sunak could be installed as U.K. prime minister as early as Monday after Boris Johnson sensationally abandoned hopes of a return to No. 10 Downing Street.

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His decision leaves Sunak, his fierce rival and former chancellor, in pole position to take over as U.K. prime minister in the coming days

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although third-placed Penny Mordaunt could yet see a surge in support following Johnson’s abrupt departure from the race.

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Sunak had easily cleared that hurdle by late Saturday afternoon, with both Johnson and Mordaunt lagging behind and seemingly struggling to make the cut.

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