Is he Britain's Thomas Cromwell? Dominic Cummings chuckles

FILE PHOTO: Dominic Cummings, special adviser for Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen at Downing Street in London

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)