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UK PM Johnson's aide Cummings says he has not offered to resign

Reuters Monday, 25 May 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday he had not offered his resignation over the furore about his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England during Britain's COVID-19 lockdown.
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