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Liz Truss, the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Liz Truss, the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Liz Truss poses for a photo in London in July 2022.

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Updated at 1934 GMT (0334 HKT) on Sep 6, 2022

Liz Truss poses for a photo in London in July 2022.

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Liz Truss becomes the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Boris Johnson, who resigned in July after a series of scandals.

truss, 47, He defeated rival Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership contest, She follows Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May to become the third British Prime Minister.

Throughout her political career, Truss has been compared to Thatcher, who, to many on the right, has remained the standard for Tory leaders. Like Thatcher, Truss came from relatively humble beginnings to dominate a world largely populated by men.

Truss was elected to Parliament in 2010. In a relatively short period of time, It has proven itself as a political force of nature Which pursues its agenda with relentless vigor and unmistakable enthusiasm. She worked during the reign of three prime ministers in several different ministerial positions, the last of which was the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Since becoming an MP, Truss has gone from the darling of Liberal Conservative leader David Cameron, who took a personal interest in her career, to the figure of the Euroskeptic right.

Truss was considered by many to be Johnson’s continuity candidate, and she enjoyed the support of many of his loyalists.

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