That prompted the Times to release a transcript of the interview, with her saying pretty much exactly what the Times reported she had said. Leadom then apologized. “I’ve already said to Theresa how very sorry I am for any hurt I have caused and how that article said completely the opposite of what I said and believe,” she said.

With Leadsom out of the race, May, the home secretary, is now positioned to be the country’s next prime minister.  She maintained her characteristic no-nonsense approach to the whole mommy-drama, telling the Telegraph that she and her husband had “dealt with” the fact they couldn’t have children and had “moved on.”

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