UK PM resigns after 45 days in office


October 28, 2022

Prime Minister Liz Truss

(JNS) - British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday just 45 days after assuming office, amid a political firestorm set off by her economic plan that was panned by investors, sent the pound and stocks tumbling and created chaos in her Conservative Party.

Truss, who goes down as the shortest-serving prime minister in Britain's history, was under increasing pressure from fellow lawmakers following Wednesday's resignation of Home Secretary Suella Braverman, and after she last week sacked her finance minister due to backlash over the "mini-budget" they had presented calling for deep un...

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