British Prime Minister Theresa May Resigns
British Prime Minister Theresa May Resigns In a tearful announcement outside 10 Downing Street, May said she will leave her post as Tory leader.
Her decision comes after months of fury from her own Conservative Party for her handling of Brexit.
Theresa May, via Fox News She added that she was leaving "with no ill will, but with enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love." May will step down on June 7.
A party leadership contest will now take place to see who will take the role of prime minister.
Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who resigned over May's handling of Brexit, is an early favorite to win.
Boris Johnson, via Twitter