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“We went too far and too fast,” Prime Minister Liz Truss apologized for her failed economic policy that Jeremy Hunt is now reversing.
That, however, does not mean that she is ready to resign. Truss clearly said she would not resign as Prime Minister and would remain in office. She insisted she would lead the Conservatives into the next general election.
The polls, however, have never been less promising for the Conservative Party. The new poll by Redfield and Wilton revealed today as Liz Truss’s premiership continues to suffer. Labour has the largest lead of any party since October 1997.
The government’s emergency action yesterday was to reassure the markets, which have reacted positively.
As much as Truss’s apology, it may not have worked since the word in Westminster is that she has lost her MPs’ confidence.
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Scotland cannot hold an independence referendum without the consent of the UK government, the UK’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. “A lawfully held referendum would have important political consequences relating to the Union and United Kingdom Parliament,” noted Supreme Court President Lord Reed. “The Scottish parliament does not have the power to legislate for a referendum…Keep reading
MPs in the UK Parliament can now host Christmas parties at taxpayers’ expense. The new rules issued by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) state that MPs can “claim the cost of food and refreshments for an office festive event,” according to Daily Mail who first reported on the new rule. IPSA however clarifies that…Keep reading
Promising to “continue to stand with Ukraine,” PM Rishi Sunak pledged in Kyiv to send an extra £50m for air defenses to help protect civilians and infrastructure from the “intense barrage of Russian strikes.” Security protocol kept Rishi Sunak’s first visit to Ukraine under wraps. Sunak’s trip included an act of remembrance at one of…Keep reading
During the Prime Minister’s Questions, Dominic Raab said he wanted an independent inquiry “as soon as possible” to refute the allegations. The first reports about Raab’s behavior emerged on Friday after civil servants at the Ministry of Justice were “in tears” at his re-appointment. Over the weekend, ITV News reported that staff at the Foreign…Keep reading
The former Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, revealed in his tell-all interview for TalkTV how he warned his friend PM Liz Truss to “slow down” after her mini budget triggered turmoil in the financial markets. Kwarteng shared that he told Truss that she would be “mad” to fire him. “This is mad. Prime ministers don’t get rid…Keep reading
At COP27 in Egypt, PM Rishi Sunak called for a “global mission for clean growth,” a message echoed by his disgraced predecessor Boris Johnson who is also attending the climate summit. “This is not the moment to go weak on this. This is a moment to double down on green technology, on wind power, and…Keep reading
Rishi Sunak made the U-turn today, announcing that he would attend COP27 next week in Egypt. Last week, the prime minister was too busy fixing the economic crisis at home to attend the summit in person, but today he changed his mind. Asked by The Pavlovic Today, does the US welcome Sunak’s decision, State Department…Keep reading
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On Tuesday evening, about 120 Conservative MPs flocked into No 10 to watch the England v Wales game. Inside, the flags of England and Wales were displayed on either side of the giant TV. Snacks and drinks were served. MPs stood and joined in singing the national anthem before the game. MPs representing English and…Keep reading
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It’s that time of year again. On Monday, I walked through the White House gates for the First Lady’s Christmas decoration reveal. An annual White House press tradition, filled with history, holiday songs, and thousands of sparkling lights. The grand entrance at the East Wing Lobby opened with “We the People” holiday experience with bells…Keep reading
EST 11:55 AM President Biden departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews 12:25 PM President Biden departs Joint Base Andrews en route Freeland, Michigan 2:05 PM President Biden arrives in Freeland, Michigan 2:35 PM President Biden tours the SK SiltronCSS facility …Keep reading