Boris Johnson Wins Court Challenge Over Alleged Brexit Lies

Credit: Wochit News
Published on June 7, 2019 - Duration: 00:46s

Boris Johnson Wins Court Challenge Over Alleged Brexit Lies

Boris Johnson has won a High Court challenge against allegations he lied to the public during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, CNN reports.

Johnson was accused of falsely stating that Britain's membership of the bloc cost $442 million a week.

The controversial claim was plastered on the side of a bus that toured Britain during the tightly fought campaign that resulted in a 52-48% vote for Brexit.

Judges at London's High Court on Friday quashed the attempt to prosecute Johnson.

Advertisement

Boris Johnson Wins Court Challenge Over Alleged Brexit Lies

Tuesday, Oct.

10, 2017 file photo Thursday, March 23, 2017 file photo TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019 FILE PHOTO SUNDAY FEB.

21, 2016 FILE PHOTO

You are here

Recent related videos from verified sources

Countdown to Brexit: 106 days until Britain leaves the EU 00:30
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published 1 hour ago 

Von der Leyen Doesn't Reveal Who She Prefers To Be The Next Prime Minister 00:32
Credit: Wochit News - Published 11 hours ago 

Boris Johnson Calls Trump's Tweets On Four Congresswoman 'Totally Unacceptable' 00:32
Credit: Wochit - Published 15 hours ago 

No-deal Brexit looms as Johnson, Hunt declare backstop 'dead' 05:34
Credit: Euronews English - Published 1 day ago 

You might like