BREAKING: Theresa May To Become Next Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom
British Prime Minister David Cameron said in a press conference that he will resign on Wednesday. He also stated that Theresa May will succeed him to become the next Prime Minister by Wednesday evening.
“It’s clear Theresa May has the overwhelming support of the Conservative Parliamentary Party. I’m also delighted that Theresa May will be the next Prime Minister,” he said. “She is strong; she is competent; she’s more than able to provide the leadership that our country is going to need in the years ahead, and she will have my full support.”
This announcement came just after May’s opponent, Andrea Leadsom, exited the race.
“First, our country needs strong, proven leadership – to steer us through this time of economic and political uncertainty, and to negotiate the best deal for Britain as we leave the EU and forge a new role for ourselves in the world,” May said in a speech today. “Because Brexit means Brexit and we’re going to make a success of it.
In her speech, she called for unity in the nation. "...We need to come together as a Party and as a country, under strong and proven leadership," she said. "And then together, we will build a better Britain."