Indicator – External – Official: Boris Johnson withdrew, he is not a candidate for prime minister
Les Truss He resigned a few days ago After the Conservative Party, the names of several candidates emerged as possible candidates for prime minister. Many have speculated that Boris Johnson, who resigned before Liz Truss, may try to return as prime minister again.
Now Boris Johnson himself said that this is not possible. The BBC According to the conservative politician, he said he would get support to run for office, but he concluded
It wouldn’t be right to do that now.
Moreover, because the Conservative Party is now deeply divided, and for this, it is believed that even if elected, it would not be able to govern effectively.
He can still come back in 2024
Johnson also said he did not rule out that he would try to become prime minister again in the future.
In his opinion, he has a good chance of leading the Conservative Party to victory again in the parliamentary elections of 2024.
With Boris Johnson out, it appears that two people are left in the race: Rishi Sunak, the former finance minister, and Benny Mordaunt, the former defense secretary. Before Boris Johnson resigned, analysts predicted that Johnson or Sun could be the next prime ministerMordaunt has received relatively low support thus far.
(Cover photo: Boris Johnson. Photo: Hannah McKay – WPA Pool / Getty Images)