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The Brexit Party offered to stand down as many candidates as necessary to help the Conservative Party sweep up seats and secure a parliamentary majority to deliver Brexit. The proposal was once more renewed after US President Donald voiced his support for an alliance between Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson on Thursday evening. But Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick rejected the offer once again as he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The President of the United States can say what he or she wishes. We are obviously focused on our domestic policy in the election and try to secure the support of the British public.

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"We’re not interested in doing any pacts with the Brexit Party or indeed with anybody else.

"We’re in this to win it and we know that only a vote for the Conservative Party will deliver Brexit."

Boris Johnson is expected to launch the party's manifesto in the coming days after he secured the support of Parliament for his plan to hold a general election on December 12.

Mr Jenrick signalled the party will focus its efforts on the commitment to delivering Brexit and keeping the Union together as speculation grows over a potential alliance between the Labour Party and the SNP which could result in a second independence referendum in Scotland. 

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General Election 2019 - Nigel Farage JenrickGeneral Election 2019: Jenrick rejected the Brexit Party's offer to help (Image: LBC•SKY NEWS)

General Election 2019 - Nigel FarageGeneral Election 2019: Nigel Farage offered to gave candidates stand down to help the Tories (Image: LBC)

The Housing Secretary continued: "Only a vote for the Conservative Party will preserve the Union so we don’t have two referendums next year, causing the end of Brexit and, potentially, the end of the Union.

"Ultimately, it’s only a vote for Boris Johnson that will stop Jeremy Corbyn walking down Downing Street on Friday, December 13.

He added: "Those are our messages, that’s what we’ll be fighting this election on and we’re fighting it as the Conservative and Unionist

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