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Boris Johnson fights for political life amid resignations from his party

By Karla Adam

06 Jul 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

In the last 24 hours, 26 ministers from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet have resigned in protest over his leadership.

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was fighting for his political life as more ministers and aides continued to quit his government and a former top Cabinet minister delivered a blistering critique on Johnson's leadership.

Johnson was trying to move on from the dramatic events on Tuesday, which saw the bombshell resignations of two of his most senior Cabinet ministers - Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid - both of whom have their own power bases in the party and are thought to be future leadership contenders.

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