Trudeau to face more questions on SNC-Lavalin controversy dogging his government

Trudeau to face more questions on SNC-Lavalin controversy dogging his government

Trudeau to face more questions on SNC-Lavalin controversy dogging his government

He said it was Wilson-Raybould's choice to make.

SNC-Lavalin faces the possibility of being banned from federal contracts - a key portion of its work - for a decade if the company is convicted of bribery and fraud linked to the company's efforts to secure business in Libya. When she resigned from her post as Veterans Affairs Minister, she announced that she had hired Supreme Court justice Thomas Cromwell to advise her what topics she's legally able to discuss. She has said she can't comment much on the matter, as it is protected by solicitor-client privilege.

Bellegarde called Wilson-Raybould a "trailblazer", adding she was nothing but hardworking, professional and strong during her time at the AFN.

Trudeau said Brison's decision to leave politics resulted in having to "move things around" on the team, including shuffling Wilson-Raybould into the veterans affairs portfolio. He denied it had anything to do with SNC-Lavalin.

OTTAWA-Jody Wilson-Raybould would still be justice minister if it wasn't for the resignation of former Treasury Board president Scott Brison, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on February 15, downplaying suggestions she was moved for not giving into political arm-twisting. Which is why Jody Wilson-Raybould asked me if I was directing her, or going to direct her, to take a particular decision and I, of course, said no, that it was her decision to make and I expected her to make it.

And she did all that without speaking French. "It's your decision to make", Trudeau told reporters.

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The Liberal-led Justice Committee has recently opened an investigation into the SNC-Lavalin allegations but have curiously excluded several main players from the witness list including Gerald Butts and Jody Wilson-Raybould herself.

The prime minister acknowledged cabinet held talks about the case, but said he didn't express a preferred outcome to Wilson-Raybould.

"The reports of alleged PMO interference in a criminal prosecution are incredibly disturbing", said Hoback. "What appears even more shocking, however, is that it seems the Prime Minister fired his Attorney General for refusing to bow to his demands".

"What's clear after the Justice Committee meeting is that the Liberals have no interest in finding the truth and are only interested in helping the Prime Minister cover this up". Motz says the Liberals used their majority to block Conservative and NDP motions and voted instead in favour of a closed-door meeting.

The Saskatoon Tribal Council put out a statement to show their support for her earlier this week.

He tells Raj it's important for Wilson-Raybould to come forward - in his committee or elsewhere - to tell her story.

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