but not himself.
"Embattled President Hosni Mubarak said he has asked his Cabinet to resign in his first appearance on television since protests erupted demanding his ouster.
ubarak gave no indication that he would step down as the nation's leader during his brief address late Friday evening.
Mubark said he would press ahead with social, economic and political reforms. He called anti-government protests part of plot to destabilize Egypt and destroy the legitimacy of his regime."