UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson steps down after wave of scandals

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson steps down after wave of scandals

Scandal-ridden British Prime Minister Boris Johnson capitulated to mounting pressure to step down Thursday, announcing his decision after days of high-profile government resignations and calls from fellow Conservative Party members to quit.’In the past few weeks, I have been trying to convince my colleagues it would be eccentric to change governments when we have achieved so much,’ he said in his speech outside No. 10 Downing St. amid loud booing from the crowd nearby. ‘I regret not to be successful in those arguments and, of course, it’s painful not to be able to see through those projects myself.