Liz Truss speaks after defeating Rishi Sunak to become new British PM
After defeating Rishi Sunak in the race for the Conservative Party leadership, Liz Truss will take over as the country's next prime minister. Tuesday, when Truss, the presumptive winner, succeeds Boris Johnson, the country will have its third female leader.
Liz Truss made a brief address following her victory in which she pledged to keep all of the commitments she made during the campaign. In her victory address, Truss reaffirmed her commitment to provide a daring strategy to lower taxes and expand the economy.
Liz claims that she will address the energy crisis by dealing with people's energy costs as well as their long-term problems with the energy supply.