London – The beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign on 7 June after she mutiniedover Britain's withdrawal from the European Union. May met in early Friday with the chairman of a group of Brexit supporters from her party to agree on a timetable for the resignation and to allow the election of a Conservative successor.
May is expected until your party elects a new leader. This internal electoral process will begin in the days immediately following her resignation on 7 June. The party leader automatically becomes prime minister.
In a conversation with the nation outside her office, May said she felt that "if you leave people to vote, you must implement the decisions they make." "I did my best," she said.
"I've done everything I can to convince MEPs," she said, noting that she had "tried three times," the deal with Europe reach Negotiators approved by Parliament.
"I think it was right to hold out where the odds of success seemed high," she said. "But now I realize that it is in the country's best interests for a new Prime Minister to lead this effort." ( Watch the following video for more comments from May. )