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NDP says it's ‘criminal’ feds want to shut down F-35 House probe; NDP MP Christopherson calls Grit MP Byrne a ‘dishonourable crybaby’ for leaking story to The Hill Times

A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a 'dishonourable crybaby' for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured in this file photo on the Hill and chair of the House Public Accounts Committee which is conducting a probe into the F-35s, lashed out at Liberal MP Gerry Byrne for disclosing what went on behind closed doors last week and for questioning his leadership as chair of the committee last week in Question Period.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a “dishonourable crybaby” for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

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NDP says it's ‘criminal’ feds want to shut down F-35 House probe; NDP MP Christopherson calls Grit MP Byrne a ‘dishonourable crybaby’ for leaking story to The Hill Times

A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a 'dishonourable crybaby' for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured in this file photo on the Hill and chair of the House Public Accounts Committee which is conducting a probe into the F-35s, lashed out at Liberal MP Gerry Byrne for disclosing what went on behind closed doors last week and for questioning his leadership as chair of the committee last week in Question Period.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a “dishonourable crybaby” for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

  

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