Johnson is the third officially by the Prime Minister, Theresa May to stop the government in only 24 hours.
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The UK foreign Minister, Boris Johnson’s stunning back Monday amid a growing backlash over Prime Minister Theresa May, the handling of Britain’s departure from the European Union entered into force.
Johnson, who was one of the leading fighters for the “voice” Leave, resigned less than 24 hours after the Escape, Secretary David Davis and junior Brexit minister Steve Baker quit to protest their contributions, as the government is dealing with Leakage.
“This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as foreign Minister, His successor will be announced soon,” said a statement from No. 10 Downing St. “, The Prime Minister thank you Boris for all his work.”
Davis was quickly replaced by MP Dominic Raab, who campaigned for the “Leave” campaign in 2016. But Johnson’s resignation marked a much more critical blow to the leadership.
“This is not the Brexit, that he and put to the Vote, promised. He has resigned because he does not know that we diverge in the location,” a source close to Johnson told the UK Telegraph.
Possibly with a challenge, how could your attitude on Brexit talks come under criticism
This is pushing for a so-called “hard Brexit” have become increasingly vocal in their concerns about how, who supports the campaign, to remain in the E. U. in 2016, approaching the negotiations. A proposal in the past week, given published, the approach would be much “softer” than the Brexit campaigners would like to have.
Johnson’s resignation also comes in the midst of a NATO summit in Brussels, and only a few days before the President Trump the much-anticipated visit to the country-where he is scheduled to meet.
But, the visit could be complicated, so its position as a Prime Minister Can always looks thinner. With the resignation of several high-profile pro-UK to exit the EU officials, the weakened, you May be able to, and you could face a challenge to the leadership in the coming weeks.
Still, your position could be could possibly be long term, if your party holds the support, and first with Johnson and Davis are replaced with those coming closer to their own positions.
Some of the “Brexiteers” welcomed Johnson’s resignation, in the hope that it would be the beginning of the end for the month of may and their plans for a “soft Exit.” Press the “Exit” campaigner Nigel Farage praised Johnson for his resignation.
Bravo @Boris Johnson. Now we can get rid please, the terrible @theresa_may and get Escape, get back on track.
— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) July 9, 2018
“Now we can get rid please, the terrible @theresa_may and get Brexit back on track,” Farage, a Fox News contributor, tweeted.
Officials of the European Union, in the meantime, reacted with joy to the resignations of top-Brexit-officials, who had come, urges the UK to take a tougher line in negotiations with Brussels.
“The politicians come and go, but the problems that you have created, for people to stay,” President of the European Council, Donald Tusk tweeted.” I can only regret that the idea of #Brexit has not left with Davis and Johnson. But…who knows?
May a tense meeting with the Tory parliamentarians later on Monday, as she struggles to hang on.
Forty-eight Conservative members of Parliament would be required to back a call for a vote in may prompted a new election.
Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.