Liz Truss Becomes New UK Prime Minister

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Published on September 6, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Liz Truss Becomes New UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss Becomes , New UK Prime Minister.

AP reports that Truss became Britain's new prime minister on Sept.

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The formal ceremony was held at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with Queen Elizabeth II.

The formal ceremony was held at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with Queen Elizabeth II.

The ceremony is historically held at Buckingham Palace, but since the 96-year-old queen is having mobility issues as of late, changes were made.

The ceremony is historically held at Buckingham Palace, but since the 96-year-old queen is having mobility issues as of late, changes were made.

Truss was appointed prime minister one day after the Conservative Party voted in her favor.

A general election wasn't required since Conservatives hold the majority in the House of Commons.

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Truss, 47, faces many pressing issues right out of the gate , such as calls to curb soaring prices, address labor unrest, fix a struggling health care system and attack the current energy crisis.

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The energy crisis, brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, has the potential to shutter businesses and leave the poor without heat in the winter months due to skyrocketing prices.

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The energy crisis, brought on by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, has the potential to shutter businesses and leave the poor without heat in the winter months due to skyrocketing prices.

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AP reports that the new prime minister plans to cap energy bills, which would come out of taxpayers' pockets to the tune of up to $116 billion.

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British news media reports Truss will reveal her entire energy strategy on Sept.

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