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"THE M'S THE BREAKS": Boris Johnson resigns as British Prime Minister

After fighting for his work for days, Johnson was abandoned by all but a handful of allies

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks at Downing Street in London, July 6, 2022.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks down London's Downing Street on July 6, 2022. increase.Photo: Henry Nicholls /Reuters

London — Boris Johnson suffering from scandals is supported by the Minister on Thursday Announced that he would resign as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after losing his life dramatically. Most conservative lawmakers said he would stay until his successor was elected.

More than 50 ministers resigned and bowed inevitably as lawmakers said he had to go, and the isolated helpless Johnson was his. He said it was clear that the party wanted someone else responsible.

"Today I have appointed a cabinet to help me do so until a new leader is deployed," Johnson said his speech was seen by a close ally and his wife Carrie. Said outside his Downing Street office.

"I know there are a lot of people who are relieved and probably quite disappointed, and how sad it is for me to give up the best job in the world. Please know, but they are a break. "

Johnson did not apologize for the events that led to his announcement, saying that his evacuation was" eccentric. "

When he began his speech, there were cheers and applause, and boos rang from outside the gates of Downing Street.

Johnson is his closest after fighting for his work for days and the latest in a series of scandals smashing his willingness to support him. Abandoned by all but a handful of allies.

The Conservative Party needs to elect a new leader. This process can take weeks or months, and details will be announced next week.

YouGov's brief survey shows that Defense Minister Ben Wallace is a favorite Conservative member to replace Johnson, followed by Penny Mordaunt's lower trade minister and former finance minister Rishi.・ Snacks continued.

Britain’s Defence Secretary Ben Wallace arrives at 10 Downing Street, in central London on July 6, 2022. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)
British Defense Minister Ben Wallace is on Downing Street in central London 10 Arrived at address July 6, 2022. (Photo by DANIELLEAL / AFP via Getty Images)

Johnson said he would stay, but many of his opponents and his own party said he should leave soon. .. Hand it over to his behalf, Dominic Raab.

Keir Starmer, the leader of the major opposition Labor Party, said that if the Conservatives do not dismiss Johnson immediately, they will call a vote of no confidence in Congress.

"This prime minister can't cling for months to come," he said.

The crisis is triggered by a pandemic of COVID-19, which has led to a surge in inflation, and the British, who are predicted to be the weakest of the major countries in 2023, will have the most severe financial difficulties in decades. It happens when you are facing. From Russia.

Also, the narrow vote for Brexit in 2016 led to years of internal division and the UK's own request for a second Scottish independence referendum for the first time in 10 years. Configuration threats continue. ..

Johnson's support evaporates during the most turbulent 24 hours of recent British political history, symbolized by Finance Minister Nadim Zahawi, who was only 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 with a senior representative of a non-government member.

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

However, by Thursday morning, a flood of resignations made it clear that his position was unsupportable.

"You have to do the right thing and go now," Zahawi tweeted.

He said he did so just because some of the people left in the post, including Wallace, had an obligation to keep the country safe.

The government was facing paralysis due to the resignation of so many ministers. Despite his imminent departure, Johnson began appointing a minister to a vacant post.

"It is our duty now to make sure that the people of this country have a functioning government," said the Cabinet Office, which oversees the administration of the government. Minister Michael Ellis said Congress.

From popularity to despair

Enthusiastic Johnson came to power almost three years ago, offering Brexit and relieving the fierce controversy following the 2016 referendum. I promised. He shrugged his concerns about his narcissism, failure to deal with details, and a reputation for deception, which meant he was inadequate.

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

This was supported by the December 2019 election. However, a militant and often chaotic approach to the rule of his administration and a series of scandals exhausted many of the goodwill of his parliamentarians while polls showed that he was no longer popular with the general public. I did.

The recent crisis broke out after Chris Pincher, a member of the government who was involved in the pastoral care, was forced to resign after being accused of groping for a man in a private membership club. Did.

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 an abomination to a noisy party in Downing Street dwellings and offices, which broke the COVID-19 blockade rule and was fined by police at a 56th birthday rally. Following months of scandals and failures, including reports.

There are also criticisms of policy U-turns, unlucky defense of lawmakers who broke the rules of lobbying, and that he hasn't done enough to tackle inflation. To deal with rising fuel and food prices, which many British are struggling with.

In his resignation speech, Johnson highlighted his success from the completion of Brexit to ensuring the deployment of the fastest COVID-19 vaccine in Europe. But he said there was a war in Ukraine and attempts to convince his colleagues that changing leaders failed while the government was carrying out its agenda failed.

"I regret not having succeeded in these discussions, and of course it's painful not to see so many ideas and projects on my own," he said.

"But as we saw in Westminster, the instinct of the flock is powerful. When the flock moves, the flock moves. My friends, in politics, no one is remote and essential. No. "

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