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The British politician Boris Johnson, leading to the election of the Prime Minister, admitted he had used cocaine. It is reported by the tabloid the Mirror.
After journalists asked him a direct question, he admitted that he has this experience, but stressed: “it was once, when I was a teenager.” According to Johnson, the first and last time he did cocaine when he was 19 years old.
13 Jun policy already asked this question at a press conference, and then he left to answer. “This event has been discussed many, many times. I think the majority of people interested in our political campaign and what we can do for them and for our great country,” he said.
In the first round of voting, Johnson is a leader: he scored 114 votes, while his closest rival, foreign Minister Jeremy hunt — 43.
On 8 June it became known that another contender for the post of Prime Minister, Michael Gove, admitted that in his youth had also used cocaine. He said that it was more than 20 years ago, when he was a young journalist and have not yet started to engage in politics.
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