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‼️Boris Johnson & Michael Gove

Former chair Boris Johnson of Vote Leave refuses to apologise for breaching electoral law
Michael Gove and Boris Johnson also among key figures facing growing calls to account for campaign’s illegal behavior
‼️The Beginning 2016

Vote Leave named as official Brexit campaign in EU referendum
Electoral Commission chooses group fronted by Michael Gove and Boris Johnson over Nigel Farage-backed Grassroots Out
📌Aaron Banks & Nigel Farage initially backed GrassrootsOut, but threw their support in with VoteLeaveafter VL was awarded £600,000 of taxpayers’ money to spend on the administration costs of running a campaign.
📌2016: Justice secretary Michael Gove and the German-born Labour

📌2016: MP Gisela Stuart have been named as joint heads of the Vote Leave campaign to take Britain out of the EU, with Boris Johnson taking a key role.
2016: Ms Stuart and Mr Gove will oversee the VoteLeave campaign; the other members of the inner team are Mr Johnson, Vote Leave’s chief executive Matthew Elliott, campaign director Dominic Cummings and Labour MP Ian Davidson
‼️2018 The ministers behind Vote Leave should be sacked

Liam Fox, Iain Duncan Smith, Dominic Raab, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Steve Baker, Chris Grayling, & Priti Patel.

‼️The ministers behind Vote Leave
The evidence from the Electoral Commission is clear – to follow through with Brexit now would be undemocratic
📌Boris Johnson and Michael Gove under fire on Vote Leave’s law-breaking

📌Conservative grandees asked to account for their role in the Brexit campaign, after group drops its appeal against fine
📌When the Observer revealed evidence a year ago that Vote Leave had broken spending rules, Johnson attacked the report on Twitter as “utterly ludicrous” and said it had “won … legally”.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson called on Johnson to recognise the campaign acted illegally. “I’m sure the man who seeks to be your prime minister will acknowledge … Vote Leave broke the law,” he said on Twitter
📌”Johnson and Gove should be providing a full and proper explanation to the British people following the dropping of this appeal.”

📌She added she expected to one day see a “public inquiry into what happened and how we got into this terrible mess”.
📌”There are profound questions for our democracy about whether senior cabinet ministers are now above the law.

📌The Metropolitan police & National Crime Agency need to act urgently to update the public on the extent & breadth of their inv’n,” he said.
“It’s also deeply worrying that the political establishment seems mute on law-breaking at the highest level.”
“It is now incumbent on the government to act.

We have heard minister after minister say the referendum is valid. This is proof it was not,” she said.

“Going ahead w/ Brexit in these circumstances would be the biggest betrayal of our democracy of all.”
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