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Amber Rudd resigns from UK cabinet, says she can't support Boris Johnson's 'political vandalism'

(CNN)Amber Rudd, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, resigned Saturday in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, saying she could not support his handling of Brexit or his treatment of Conservative Party members that amounted to an 'act of political vandalism."Rudd wrote that she was resigning from Cabinet and surrendering the Conservative Whip because she could not support his decision to ban 21 members from the Conservative Party for voting to stop his no-deal Brexit plan.Johnson, also a Conservative, removed the 21 MPs from the party, which means they will not be allowed to run for election. "I cannot stand by as good, loyal moderate Conservatives are expelled," Rudd said in a post on Twitter announcing her ...
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