Truss continues to fight to stay as UK Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Liz Truss, in a crisis meeting with her finance minister, insisted on Sunday on her attachment to an economy "solid"after a tense week under the attack of his own party that threatens his continuity in office.

Under a wave of criticism that included US President Joe Biden, Truss admitted it had been painful to fire Kwasi Kwarteng as finance minister.

But this Sunday he wrote in the Sun on Sunday newspaper: "You cannot pave the way to a low-tax, high-growth economy without maintaining market confidence in the strength of our currency.".

The erosion of confidence began on September 23 when Kwarteng and Truss unveiled their ultra-liberal program, inspired by US President Ronald Reagan’s 1980s policies, to implement a £45 billion ($50 billion) cut. in taxes financed exclusively by a rise in debt.

Markets plunged, sending borrowing rates up for millions and the Conservative Party sinking in the polls.

An internal war began, just weeks after Truss succeeded Boris Johnson.

In a bid to stay in the job, he sacked his newly appointed finance minister and replaced him with Jeremy Hunt.

Truss met with her new finance minister on Sunday to outline a new program ahead of the budget presentation on Oct. 31.

"It’s going to be very, very difficult and we’re going to have to be honest with people about it."Hunt said in an interview with the BBC on Sunday.

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