Johnson defends Cameron aide after 'racist rant'

Boris Johnson defended senior Tory campaigner and former campaign manager today, Lynton Crosby. Mr Crosby has been accused of racism against Muslim voters.

Asked by Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship about the allegations, Mr Johnson said:

"He is not the ogre he is commonly depicted as, he is brilliant campaign manager, and a very very nice guy."

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Johnson defends Cameron aide

Boris Johnson defended senior Tory campaigner and former campaign manager today, Lynton Crosby. Mr Crosby has been accused of racism against Muslim voters.