Theresa May is to head a minority Conservative government - propped up by the Democratic Unionists - after her General Election gamble backfired disastrously. No, Dunt said, but May's vision of a so-called "hard Brexit" - in which the United Kingdom would most likely leave the single European Union market, take full control over its borders, strike new trade deals and apply laws within its own borders - has been rejected.
Mrs May was expected to make further appointments to her Cabinet on Saturday, but the damage to Mrs May's standing makes it less likely she will risk alienating colleagues by carrying out an extensive reshuffle as she can not afford to have disgruntled former ministers sniping at her from the backbenches.
May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup.
As rumors swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge.
"I am backing Theresa May".
May had called the snap vote in April to strengthen her mandate ahead of negotiations with the European Union to quit the bloc.
With her Conservative party's overall majority whittled away to nothing, a resurgent Labour party making unexpected gains and upcoming Brexit negotiations thrown into uncertainty, Thursday's general election threw up no end of surprises, and not just for the Prime Minister.
Mrs. May faces strong criticism within her own party for her weak performance during the election campaign and for unwisely exercising her prerogative by calling for the election this year, after only two years of a five-year parliament.
Many senior Conservatives say May should stay, for now, to provide stability.
"Absolutely she can (hang on)". "I do hope that the result of the election will have no major impact on the negotiations we are desperately waiting for".
As the legislative package is being drafted this week, May is reportedly ready to axe key manifesto policies such as grammar schools and her controversial plan to reform elderly care - the measure that marked the turning point in her election campaign.
Here are a few questions over what it means and its implications for the country.
Although the chance of him succeeding is slim, a poll showed support for Mr Corbyn and Labour growing in the wake of the shock election result which saw Mrs May returned to Downing Street but with her majority in tatters.
"Theresa May is a dead woman walking", George Osborne, whom May fired as chancellor of the exchequer past year and now edits London's Evening Standard newspaper, told BBC Television on Sunday.
A "confidence and supply" arrangement is a far looser deal than a formal coalition or pact.
"The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial.
Without a majority, she could be forced to seek consensus on the approach she takes, as Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson pointed out.
Politicians and citizens expressed concerns over the DUP's stance on various issues - it is anti-abortion, has railed against LGBT rights, and previously appointed a climate change denier as environment minister in Northern Ireland.
The 1998 Good Friday agreement set up power sharing in Northern Ireland, largely ending years of sectarian violence. And the British government sends money to Northern Ireland.
Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said Labour will "harry" Mrs May's government by putting down amendments setting out an alternative vision to the Queen's Speech and asking MPs to support them.
As results trickled in, it became clear that UKIP voters were leaving the party in droves, with Conservatives and Labour mopping up the votes across the country.