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Nigel Farage has turn out to be embroiled in a livid row with Boris Johnson after the ex-Prime Minister accused the Reform UK chief of spreading “nauseasting Kremlin propaganda” – just for the Reform UK chief to accuse him of “hypocrisy”.

Meanwhile Mr Farage mentioned it was “absolutely” his purpose to turn out to be prime minister on the subsequent General Election

Mr Johnson criticised Mr Farage for his suggestion that EU expansionism had motivated Vladimir Putin’s resolution to invade in 2022.

Mr Farage countering by accusing Mr Johnson of hypocrisy, citing two newspaper articles from 2016 and 2022 through which Mr Johnson appeared to make comparable observations.

Mr Farage, who’s standing in Clacton within the July 6 poll, mentioned he’s waiting for 2029.

He advised ITV’s The Leader Interviews – Tonight programme: “My aim is to take this up to the 2029 General Election. And if I’m leading, still Reform UK, then, well, then the aim would be to win the election.”

The Brexit architect has beforehand set out his ambition to mount a reverse takeover of the Conservative Party.

He additionally turned embroiled in a livid row with Boris Johnson. First the previous Prime Minister claimed Mr Farage’s stance on the warfare in Ukraine amounted to “nauseating propaganda”, with Mr Farage countering by accusing Mr Johnson of hypocrisy, citing two newspaper articles from 2016 and 2022.

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