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David Cameron Gets His Brexit Revenge on Boris Johnson

  • Says Johnson team ‘left the truth at home’ in 2016 referendum
  • Attacks government over Parliament suspension and no-deal plan
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U.K.'s Johnson Says He'd Rather Be 'Dead in a Ditch' Than Delay Brexit

Three-and-a-half years after he quit as British prime minister in the wake of the Brexit referendum, David Cameron has got his revenge on the man he blames for his defeat: Boris Johnson.

In an interview with the Times newspaper ahead of the publication of his memoirs next week, Cameron accused Johnson of originally campaigning for Brexit not because he wanted to get Britain out of the European Union, but simply to further his career. He accused the Johnson team of having “left the truth at home” during a campaign in which he behaved “appallingly.”