Is he Britain’s Thomas Cromwell? Dominic Cummings chuckles

Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is seen outside Downing Street in London
Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is seen outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

February 14, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, chuckled on Friday when asked by reporters if he was the Thomas Cromwell of British politics.

Cummings refused to comment on whether he was responsible for the resignation of Sajid Javid as finance minister.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge)