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Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns after the Shortest Tenure in British History

Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns after the Shortest Tenure in British History

In total, Liz Truss held office for less than six weeks, by far the shortest term in her country’s history (George Canning, who died of pneumonia after five months in office back in 1827, previously held that record). In what is perhaps the most damning indictment of her time as Prime Minister, the markets that often react volatilely to changes in leadership barely budged when her resignation was announced. The pound actually increased slightly in value. Attention now turns to those Truss has left behind, with her party forced to find a new leader once again.

Honoring the Queen by Serving Her King

Honoring the Queen by Serving Her King

Queen Elizabeth II consistently and publicly found that “special kind of courage” in her faith, calling Jesus “an inspiration and an anchor in my life.” Just last month, she prayed for Anglican bishops that “you will continue to be sustained by your faith in times of trial and encouraged by hope in times of despair.” If the Queen of England, one of the wealthiest and most powerful people in the world, needed a King, how much more do we?

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