Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Under Fire for Pressuring His AG to Cut a Deal and Stop Prosecution of a Corporation on Charges of Fraud

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been accused of pressuring his former attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, to cut a deal with SNC-Lavalin, an engineering and construction company that is facing corruption charges, and then retaliating against her by ‘demoting’ her when she refused to play ball.  Many are calling for him to resign. SNC-Lavalin is accused of offering $36 million in bribes to Libyan officials between 2001 and 2011, when Muammar Gaddafi was in power.  Trudeau interfered on behalf of SNC-Lavalin because the company is headquartered in Quebec, a swing province, and he wants votes for his Liberal Party.

In a nutshell

Mr Trudeau has been accused of pressuring his former attorney general to cut a deal with a company facing corruption charges – and retaliating when she refused to play ball.

The revelations could cost Trudeau the October general election, some pundits say.

The former AG, Jody Wilson-Raybould, says Trudeau and his staff spent months trying to convince her that taking the company to trial would cost Canadians jobs, and their party votes.

She also says she was subject to “veiled threats”, which she believes were made good when she was shuffled out of her department.

Now another minister, Jane Philpott, has quit saying it was “untenable” for her to continue due to “serious concerns” raised by the case.

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EWM
EWM
2 years ago

It won’t matter. If politicians had principles they wouldn’t be politicians and if voters had principles they wouldn’t be voters.