British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in crisis as finance and health ministers quit

Britain’s finance and health ministers resigned on Tuesday in what appeared to be a death blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who had tried to apologize for the latest scandal involving a sexual misconduct complaint against one of his ministers.

Health Minister Sajid Javid announced his resignation in a statement, saying he “could no longer proceed in good conscience”.

Moments later, Treasury chief Rishi Sunak also announced that he would be retiring.

The resignation came as Johnson apologized for what he said was a mistake in not realizing former whip Chris Pincher was unfit for a government job after sexual misconduct complaints were filed against him.

“In hindsight, it was the wrong thing to do. I apologize to everyone who was badly affected,” Johnson told broadcasters.

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