Brexit-Losing PM Makes Shock Return as Conservatives Panic

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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made some eyebrow-raising changes to his Cabinet on Monday, installing former U.K. leader David Cameron as the new foreign minister and firing his hard-right interior minister amidst a furious public row over comments she made about pro-Palestine demonstrations in London.

Cameron, who served as prime minister from 2010 until his resignation in 2016 after he lost the Brexit referendum which he called, was confirmed as the new foreign secretary. He’ll replace James Cleverly, who has been moved to replace interior minister Suella Braverman after her second firing from the same job in just over a year.

The shock move to bring back the former prime minister comes just a month after Sunak’s latest relaunch at the Conservative’s annual conference in which he tried to distance himself from previous Tory leaders—like Cameron—and shifted the party to the right. After yet more disastrous polling, he is apparently lurching back towards the center ground.

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