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General News    H3'ed 7/8/16

Families of soldiers killed in Iraq vow to sue Tony Blair for "every penny" in ground-breaking lawsuit

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Tony Blair will be pursued through the courts for "every penny" of the fortune he has earned since leaving Downing Street, the families of soldiers killed in Iraq vowed. Blair faces a civil lawsuit over allegations he abused his power as prime minister to wage war in Iraq. The damages, according to legal sources close to the case, are unlimited. A well-placed source told The Telegraph that the Chilcot report appeared to provide grounds for the launch of a lawsuit. “It gives us a lot of threads to pursue and those threads make a powerful rope to catch him,” said the source.
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