Theresa May Resigns As UK Prime Minister, As She Weeps Bitterly (Photos)

UK prime minister, Theresa May said on Friday that she will be stepping down as leader of her Conservative Party and also, as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw the country from the European Union.

Theresa May Resigns As UK Prime Minister, As She Weeps Bitterly
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 24: Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24, 2019 in London, England. The prime minister has announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

She said she had done her best to deliver Brexit and it was a matter of “deep regret” that she had been unable to do so, she made this known in an emotional statement.

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“I feel as certain today as I did three years ago that in a democracy, if you give people a choice you have a duty to implement what they decide. I have done my best to do that,” she added. “I have done everything I can to convince MPs to back that deal. Sadly, I have not been able to do so.”

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On June 7, Mrs May will stand down formally and leave when successor is chosen.

She would continue to serve as PM while a Conservative leadership contest takes place.

Theresa May Resigns As UK Prime Minister, As She Weeps Bitterly

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