The Sunday Times reported Johnson’s hope to return to the premiership
Boris Johnson believes that the arrival of a new British prime minister will turn into a disaster and lead to the defeat of the Conservative Party in the elections. After that, he sees an opportunity to lead the Tories again, writes The Sunday Times alt=”The Sunday Times reported on Johnson's hope to return to the post of Prime Minister” />
After announcing his resignation as Prime Minister of Great Britain, Boris Johnson expects that in a few years he will be able to return to the post of Prime Minister, writes The Sunday Times, citing sources in the prime minister's office.
According to the source of the newspaper, Johnson believes that the arrival of any successor to the post of prime minister could turn into a disaster and in a few years lead to the defeat of the Conservative Party in the elections. Then the Tories will need someone energetic and able to bring the party back to power. “He thinks he can be that person,” — said the source (quote from TASS).
The publication notes that Johnson has a lot of loyal fans. 7.6 thousand members of the Conservative Party signed a petition demanding to be allowed to vote for Johnson in the latest round of elections for the head of the party, which included former finance minister Rishi Sunak and British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss. The newspaper writes that some Conservative MPs regret that they forced Johnson to resign and are afraid of losing the parliamentary elections.
Johnson himself, during his last speech in Parliament, ended his speech with the phrase “See you, baby!” ; (Hasta la vista, baby!) from the movie «Terminator 2».
Johnson announced his resignation on July 7. This happened against the backdrop of a scandal with the former deputy chief organizer of the ruling Conservative Party in the House of Commons, Chris Pincher, who was accused of harassing men. Johnson was aware of the investigations against Pincher, but he appointed him to high posts. Both Pincher and Johnson apologized, but both had to resign.
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