LONDON – And now? Will Boris Johnson step down after the first police fines over the “Partygate” scandal making him the first head of government to break the law in British history? Or will the prime minister be able to resist despite everything? And to save himself this time too, in the umpteenth House of Cards of Downing Street? Let’s try to figure it out.
First, why was Johnson fined?
Scotland Yard yesterday issued new fines for it