Opponents attack Johnson’s character as UK election looms

DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition parties intensified attacks on Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday with two weeks to go until election day, as polls suggested the U.K. leader's Conservatives have a substantial lead. Jo Swinson, leader of the centrist Liberal Democrats, accused Johnson of spewing serial falsehoods and dragging the office of prime minister "through the mud." She said Johnson can't be trusted because he vowed to lead Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31 - and didn't - and said he would never ask the EU to delay Brexit - but did. "Boris Johnson is not fit to be prime minister not just because he doesn't care, not just because he lies, but also because he is complicit in stoking division and fear in our comm
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