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No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by Obama

Sky News Thursday, 21 January 2021
No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by ObamaDowning Street has declined to criticise US President Joe Biden for removing a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office - despite Boris Johnson having previously criticised "part-Kenyan" Barack Obama for not displaying it.
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