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Two U.K. Cabinet Ministers Resign in Latest Blow to Boris Johnson

HeadlineJul 06, 2022

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another major political setback on Tuesday when two senior cabinet ministers resigned: Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid. The resignations came as Johnson faces increasing criticism for promoting a member of the Conservative Party who was accused of groping two men. On Tuesday, a Downing Street spokesperson admitted that Johnson had been briefed in 2019 about the sexual abuse allegations but claimed that he had forgotten about the complaints.

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