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Who could succeed UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson?

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned on Thursday after months of scandals and this week's mass exodus of lawmakers, signaling the beginning of the race for Number 10 Downing Street, with a long list of contenders to boot.
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Text of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resignation speech

Text of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resignation speech

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Here is the full text of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resignation speech, delivered Thursday outside 10 Downing St:
“It is clearly now the will of the parliamentary Conservative Party that there should be a new leader of that party and therefore a new prime minister.
“And I've agreed with Sir Graham Brady, the chairman of our backbench MPs, that the process of choosing that new leader should begin now and the timetable will be announced next week.
“And I've today appointed a Cabinet to serve, as I will, until a new leader is in place.
“So I want to say to the millions of people...
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REPLAY: Boris Johnson resigns as UK Prime Minister

REPLAY: Boris Johnson resigns as UK Prime Minister

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Scandal-ridden Boris Johnson announced on Thursday he would quit as British prime minister after he was abandoned by ministers and most of his Conservative lawmakers. Watch our replay.
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Britain's Boris Johnson resigning as PM amid scandal

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By DANICA KIRKA, JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI
LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday amid a mass revolt by top members of his government, marking an end to three tumultuous years in power in which he brazenly bent and sometimes broke the rules of British politics.
Months of defiance ended almost with a shrug as Johnson stood in 10 Downing Street and conceded that his party wanted him gone.
“Them's the breaks,” he said.
The brash, 58-year-old politician who took Britain out of the European Union and steered it through COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine was...
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Conservative contenders who could succeed Boris Johnson

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LONDON - A Conservative leadership contest will take place in coming weeks after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday he is resigning as the party's leader - though he will continue to serve as prime minister until a successor is elected by party members.
A look at the candidates who could succeed Johnson as party leader and prime minister:
SUELLA BRAVERMAN, ATTORNEY GENERAL
Braverman, a lawmaker and barrister who became England's attorney general in 2020, was the first to put her hat in the ring. She publicly announced Wednesday that she would seek to become the leader...
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Conservative contenders who could succeed Boris Johnson

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The contest to succeed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has begun after he announced he is resigning as Conservative Party leader
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns

1 month ago   |   By RT

The British prime minister has stepped down amid a non-stop wave of officials resigning
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation on Thursday. He leaves his position amid several high-profile scandals and following a wave of resignations of senior cabinet members.
The long list of high-ranking officials who have recently left the government, dissatisfied with Johnson, includes Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid.
Johnson fired Leveling Up, Housing and Communities Secretary Michael Gove on Wednesday, who, according to UK media, urged Johnson to step...
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