U.K. PM Boris Johnson resigns after scandals prompt wave of resignations

Scandal-ridden British Prime Minister Boris Johnson capitulated to mounting pressure to resign on Thursday

Announcing his reignition after days of high-profile government resignations and calls from fellow Party members to quit.

“In the past few weeks, I have been trying to convince my colleagues it would be eccentric to change governments when we have achieved so much,” - Johnson

“I regret not to be successful in those arguments and, of course, it’s painful not to be able to see through those projects myself.”

Also said he planned to remain as prime minister until a successor was chosen .

He becomes the third consecutive British prime minister to resign before their term, following by Theresa May and David Cameron.