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Prime Minister Liz Truss delivers her resignation speech as her husband, Hugh O'Leary, stands nearby at Downing Street in London on Thursday. Truss has been prime minister for just 44 days. Rob Pinney/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.K. will have 5 prime ministers in just 6 years. What's gone wrong?

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Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss attends a news conference in the Downing Street Briefing Room in central London, Oct. 14. Truss has only been in office for six weeks but has already drawn calls for her removal. Daniel Leal/AP hide caption

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The U.K.'s Liz Truss hangs on by a thread as she loses another Cabinet minister

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Journalists raise their hands for questions as Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss holds a news conference in the Downing Street Briefing Room in central London, Friday. Truss let go her finance chief Kwasi Kwarteng and reversed course on sweeping tax cuts. Daniel Leal/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Liz Truss holds her first Cabinet meeting after taking office at Downing St. on Sept. 7 in London. Frank Augstein/Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Kemi Badenoch, Penny Mordaunt, Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss and Tom Tugendhat at Here East studios in Stratford, east London, before the live TV debate for the candidates for leadership of the Conservative Party, hosted by Channel 4, on Friday. Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (from left), U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, at the start of an EU summit on Thursday in Brussels. EU and British negotiators came to an agreement on the United Kingdom's departure from the EU known as Brexit. Thierry Monasse/Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that he'd forged a new Brexit agreement with the European Union. Wiktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson maneuvered Wednesday to give his political opponents less time to block a no-deal Brexit split from Europe before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II's approval to suspend Parliament. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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British politician Luciana Berger speaks Monday at a news conference to announce the formation of the Independent Group, as seven British members of Parliament quit the Labour Party because of its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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