UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announces resignation

(LONDON) — U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation on Thursday.

Truss, who only became prime minister on Sept. 6, will be the shortest serving prime minister in modern political history.

Her resignation follows weeks of political and economic crisis, after the government introduced a new “mini-budget” which was roundly criticized.

Story developing…

Copyright (C) 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.