BBC’s Katty Kay: ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprising’ If Boris Johnson Is the Next U.K. Prime Minister

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” BBC correspondent Katty Kay reacted to yesterday’s vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

According to Kay, former London Mayor Boris Johnson, who has been what she described to be the “face” of the Brexit movement, stands to be the next prime minister of the United Kingdom.

“Boris Johnson banked his political future on leading the ‘leave’ campaign. It’s always been known that he had high political ambitions and wanted to be prime minister of the U.K. And that his best chance was by being the face of a ‘leave’ campaign and then winning. So it’s clear this morning that the people who won this referendum, the Brexit campaign, want one of their own people in 10 Downing Street in the prime minister’s office. They may well want one of their own people fairly soon in the Bank of England as well. And Boris Johnson is the face as you say. And he’s a popular politician within the ‘leave’ movement. So, it wouldn’t be surprising if he was the next prime minister after David Cameron leaves in October.”

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