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Boris Johnson submits resignation to Queen Elizabeth ahead of Liz Truss taking over

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Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went to go to Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland Tuesday to formally resign from workplace, permitting new Conservative celebration head Liz Truss to tackle the position later within the day.

Johnson’s assembly with the queen comes two months after he declared that he could be stepping down, and a day after Truss turned her celebration’s new chief.

“I’m like a type of booster rockets that has fulfilled its perform,’’ Johnson stated Tuesday morning as he left his workplace for the royal Balmoral property. “I’ll now be gently re-entering the ambiance and splashing down invisibly in some distant and obscure nook of the Pacific.”

Following Johnson’s go to with Queen Elizabeth, Truss will meet together with her to formally develop into the subsequent prime minister.

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Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks outdoors Downing Avenue in London, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 earlier than heading to Balmoral in Scotland, the place he’ll announce his resignation to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. In a while Tuesday Liz Truss will formally develop into Britain’s new Prime Minister after an viewers with the Queen. (AP Photograph/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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Usually, the switch of energy has been formally performed at Buckingham Palace in London however is being held in Scotland this time to make sure a swift course of and restrict the 96-year-old queen’s journey.

Johnson indicated that he will likely be leaving politics, evaluating himself to a Roman dictator who took to farming after leaving his place.

“Like Cincinnatus, I’m returning to my plow,” Johnson stated. “And I will likely be providing this authorities nothing however probably the most fervent help.”

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Johnson was compelled to resign after a sequence of ethics scandals that peaked in July when dozens of cupboard ministers and lower-level officers resigned over his dealing with of allegations of sexual misconduct by a senior member of his authorities.

Liz Truss arrives at Conservative Central Office in Westminster after winning the Conservative Party leadership contest in London, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Liz Truss will become Britain's new Prime Minister after an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday Sept. 6.

Liz Truss arrives at Conservative Central Workplace in Westminster after successful the Conservative Celebration management contest in London, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. Liz Truss will develop into Britain’s new Prime Minister after an viewers with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday Sept. 6.
(AP Photograph/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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Truss takes energy at a time of financial uncertainty marked by excessive power prices, labor unrest, and a possible recession. She informed her celebration on Monday that she intends to “ship” on these points and extra, with particulars of her financial plan to come back within the subsequent week.

Fox Information’s Danielle Wallace and The Related Press contributed to this report.

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