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British Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns After Short, Chaotic Reign | World Report
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British Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns After Short, Chaotic Reign | World Report

British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced Thursday that she would resign after a scant 45-day tenure that included a disastrous budget roll-out, a plunging pound and numerous policy U-turns. The turmoil culminated Wednesday evening in chaotic scenes in Parliament that saw several Conservative ministers rebel against the government and publicly and loudly voice their anger at their own leadership.Truss, who became a much-memed and frequent laughing stock of the British tabloids, said she will remain in power until a new prime minister could be selected, which she said would be in the next week. She will likely be the shortest-serving premier in U.K. history.The chaos has happened against the backdrop of a critical and worsening cost of living crisis that has many in the U.K. worried abo...