Liz Truss wins over rival Rishi Sunak in UK prime ministerial election

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Liz Truss will become the 56th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, defeating Rishi Sunak.

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Britain's Conservative Party has chosen Foreign Secretary Liz Truss as the party's new leader

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The announcement came after the leadership election in London on Monday

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In which only 180,000 arrears-paying members of the Conservative Party were allowed to vote.

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The truss defeated rival Rishi Sunak, the government's former Treasury chief, by promising to increase defense spending and cut taxes.

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According to The Associated Press, Truss received 81,326 votes against Sunak's 60,399 votes.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has no authority to make major policy decisions from 7 July

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According to the Times of London, the truce won with 57% of the vote.

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