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Penny Mordaunt Pressed to Quit UK Leader Race as Sunak Gains

  • Boris Johnson’s departure boosted support for Rishi Sunak
  • Deadline of 2 p.m. Monday for nominations to make ballot
Penny Mordaunt

Penny Mordaunt

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Penny Mordaunt is facing calls from supporters and members of her own campaign team to pull out of the UK leadership race as Rishi Sunak piles up support in his efforts to become the next prime minister.