Nightmare on Downing Street (Cont.) ; New Claims about Faxed Case Notes Prompt PM to Challenge Accusers to Put Up or Shut Up
Paul Waugh and Andrew Grice, The Independent (London, England)
TONY BLAIR challenged critics of his wife, Cherie, to put any evidence of "criminal, illegal or improper" behaviour to the police, Bar Council or Civil Service last night.
An exasperated Prime Minister declared that his wife's accusers had "had their pound of flesh" after fresh allegations surfaced of Mrs Blair's links to Peter Foster, a convicted fraudster.
Earlier this week, Mrs Blair admitted making mistakes in becoming involved with Mr Foster in the purchase of two flats in Bristol, but denied any wrongdoing. The Scotsman newspaper reignited the controversy when it alleged that the Prime Minister's wife had reviewed court papers on Mr Foster's extradition and …
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