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Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at heated committee appearance

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Speaker Andrew Scheer testified at the House Procedural Affairs Committee Thursday.

PARLIAMENT HILL – House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer stuck to his guns Thursday after publicly contradicting NDP claims it checked with him before sending partisan mass mailings into two electoral districts about to have byelections, and that he had approved an NDP caucus office in Montreal with permanent staff on the Commons payroll in Ottawa.

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Scheer contradicts NDP claims on mailouts at heated committee appearance

Hill Times photo by Steve Gerecke
Speaker Andrew Scheer testified at the House Procedural Affairs Committee Thursday.

PARLIAMENT HILL – House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer stuck to his guns Thursday after publicly contradicting NDP claims it checked with him before sending partisan mass mailings into two electoral districts about to have byelections, and that he had approved an NDP caucus office in Montreal with permanent staff on the Commons payroll in Ottawa.

  

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