Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson to Become UK's Next Prime Minister

Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party’s leadership contest, beating Jeremy Hunt to become the UK’s next prime minister.

Johnson won by a wide margin, earning 92,153 votes to Hunt’s 46,656....

"At this pivotal moment in our history we again have to reconcile two sets of instincts between the deep desire of friendship, and free trade and mutual support in security and defense between Britain and our European partners, and the simultaneous desire for democratic self governance in this country,” he said, noting that some say it cannot be done.

“I think we know that we can do it,” he said in closing.