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British PM Boris Johnson Apologizes for Party During Lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized in Parliament for attending a ‘bring your own booze’ party held in the garden at the prime minister’s residence at 10 Downing Street in London in May 2020, when the United Kingdom was under its first strict coronavirus lockdown. The apology did not extend to a resignation, despite opposition demands that he step down. Johnson is being publicly mocked for saying that he thought the gathering was a work event, and said that he only spent 25 minutes there. In retrospect, Johnson said, he should have shut down the event, which also was attended by his wife. An independent investigation is currently underway into more than one party held at the official Downing Street residence.

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