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Alastair Campbell sparks Rejoiner glee as he blames UK's fuel crisis on Brexit

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BREXIT Rejoiner glee has exploded into life once again after Alastair Campbell claimed the UK’s departure from the European Union is to blame for the fuel crisis sweeping throughout the country.

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Rep. Lauren Boebert improperly used campaign funds for rent, utilities

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Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., improperly spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on rent and utilities, her campaign acknowledged this week in a filing with the Federal Election Commission, but said they have paid the money back.

The FEC had asked Boebert’s campaign treasurer in a letter last month for more information about $6000 in payments that had been listed in her quarterly filing as a “personal expense of Lauren Boebert billed to campaign account in error.” The filing said the money had already been paid back.

The letter warned “if it is determined that the disbursement(s) constitutes the personal use of campaign funds, the Commission may consider taking further legal action. However, prompt action to obtain reimbursement of the funds in question will be taken into consideration.”

In a filing this week, the campaign said the money had been sent to a person named John Pacheco at the same address as Boebert’s restaurant, Shooters Grill. The eatery in the town of Rifle is best known for its armed waitresses.

Boebert communications director Ben Stout said the “funds were reimbursed months ago when Rep. Boebert self-reported the error.”

The use of campaign funds for personal expenses is prohibited by the FEC. It defines personal use “as any use of funds in a campaign account of a candidate (or former candidate) to fulfill a commitment, obligation or expense of any person that would exist irrespective of the candidate’s campaign or responsibilities as a federal officeholder.”

The agency’s penalties can range from a letter reminding the candidate of their obligations to financial penalties.

Asked for comment on the new filing, FEC spokesman Myles Martin said, “We cannot comment on specific candidates or committees.”

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SNP shamed as Sturgeon's Health minister 'off the hook' over ministerial 'breach'

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FURY has erupted after it emerged an SNP minister in Nicola Sturgeon’s cabinet got “off the hook” after being reported over allegedly breaching the Scottish Parliament’s ministerial code over the ongoing ambulance crisis.

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