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Boris Johnson suffers from scandal resigns from British Prime Minister

Johnson's support has evaporated in one of the most turbulent 24 hours in recent British political history

Britain's Prime Minister, Boris Johnson speaks during a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, in London, Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Downing Street 10 in London. I will give a lecture at. Photo courtesy of Alberto Pezzali/Related Press

London — After Boris Johnson was abandoned , Announces his resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday. He said by the minister and his conservative legislator that he was no longer worthy of rule.

Eight ministers, including two Secretaries of State, resigned this morning, giving inevitable isolated helpless Johnson and proclaiming his resignation later Thursday. did. He said.

His Downing Street office confirmed that Johnson would later make a statement to the country.

Johnson fought for his work for days, and after the latest in a series of scandals discouraged him from supporting him, he except for a handful of allies. Abandoned by all.

"His resignation was inevitable," Conservative Vice-Chair Justin Tomlinson said on Twitter. "As a party, we need to unite quickly and focus on what's important. These are serious times in many ways."

Conservatives need to elect new leaders. there is. This process can take up to 2 months. It was not clear whether Johnson would continue to play the role of caretaker while the new prime minister was elected.

BBC reports that it wants to stay as PM until fall to allow leadership contests to be held and successors to be appointed.

"In addition to resigning as party leader, the prime minister must resign from his office," said conservative lawmaker Nick Gibb. "After losing so many ministers, he lost the trust and authority he needed to continue."

Johnson's support is the most turbulent in British political history these days. It disappeared in 24 hours. It was represented by Nadim Zahawi, the finance minister who had just been appointed to his post on Tuesday, and asked his boss to resign.

Zahawi and other ministers went to Downing Street on Wednesday night and told Johnson that the match was over, along with a senior representative of a non-government parliamentarian.

Initially, Johnson refused to go and seemed ready to dig in, dismissing Michael Gove. To reassert his authority.

An ally told Sun's newspaper that the party's rebels "must soak their hands in blood" to get rid of Johnson.

However, by Thursday morning, it became clear that his position was unsupportable due to the flood of resignations.

"This is not sustainable, it only gets worse. For you, for the Conservatives, and most importantly for all countries," Zahawi said on Twitter. "You have to do the right thing and go now."

Some of the people left in the post, including Defense Minister Ben Wallace, have an obligation to keep the country safe. He said he did so just for a reason.

With so many ministerial resignations, the government faced paralysis unwilling to accept vacant posts.

Enthusiastic Johnson took power almost three years ago, realized Britain's departure from the European Union, and promised to save Britain from the fierce controversy following the 2016 Brexit Reference. did.

Since then, some conservatives have enthusiastically supported former journalists and the mayor of London, while others have resorted to appealing to some of the voters who normally reject the party. I supported him because I was able to do it.

It was confirmed in the December 2019 election. However, his militant and often chaotic approach to the rule of his administration and a series of scandals have exhausted many of his legislators' good intentions, while showing that he is no longer popular with the general public.

The recent crisis has resigned after accused of seeking a man in a private membership club by parliamentarian Chris Pincher, who played the role of government involved in idyllic care. It broke out after being forced to.

Johnson had to apologize after it was revealed that Pincher had been briefed to have been the subject of previous sexual misconduct complaints before appointing him. He said he had forgotten the prime minister.

This is a noisy party at Downing Street's residence and office, which violated COVID-19's strict lockdown rules and was fined by police at a rally on his 56th birthday. Following months of scandals and failures, including abominable reports to.

Many British fuel fuel, with policy U-turns, unlucky defense of legislators who broke the rules of lobbying, and criticism that he hasn't done enough to tackle inflation. I'm having a hard time dealing with the rise in. Food price.

Kiel Starmer, leader of the opposition Labor Party, said Johnson's resignation was good news for Britain.

"But that should have happened long ago," he said. "He has always been unfit for the office. He is responsible for lies, scandals and fraud on an industrial scale." (Written by Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper, by Kate Holton, Frank Jack Daniel, Toby Chopra and Mark Heinrich. Edit)

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