Boris makes his Brexit – The Washington Post

After a week of government resignations, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Thursday that he is leaving his post as leader of the conservative party.

The calls for Johnson’s resignation came after it was discovered that the Prime Minister had promoted a lawmaker to a position of power, despite being aware of accusations of sexual misconduct against the appointee. After a long series of scandals throughout Johnson’s tenure, cabinet members said they could no longer trust the prime minister. So we asked London bureau chief William Booth: what about the future of the UK government?

Later in the show, Dave Sheinin, sports reporter for The Post, breaks down WNBA star Brittney Griner’s guilty plea. Griner, who remains in custody in Russia for drug trafficking, pleaded in court Thursday. Meanwhile, pressure is mounting on the Biden administration to make bigger moves to bring her back to the United States.


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