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Liberal Senators concerned AG’s probe might question their sharing research, resources with House

Liberal Senators were concerned Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s probe of Senate spending might question an arrangement that involved sharing research and resources between the Senate Liberal caucus and the party’s depleted House of Commons contingent, a Liberal source says.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo, announced on Jan. 29 in Ottawa that Liberal Senators would no longer sit as Liberals and will not part of the Liberal caucus.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Before Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s bombshell decision to detach Liberal Senators from the Parliamentary caucus, Liberal Senators were concerned Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s probe of Senate spending might question an arrangement that involved sharing research and resources between the Senate Liberal caucus and the party’s depleted House of Commons contingent, a Liberal source says.

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Liberal Senators concerned AG’s probe might question their sharing research, resources with House

Liberal Senators were concerned Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s probe of Senate spending might question an arrangement that involved sharing research and resources between the Senate Liberal caucus and the party’s depleted House of Commons contingent, a Liberal source says.

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo, announced on Jan. 29 in Ottawa that Liberal Senators would no longer sit as Liberals and will not part of the Liberal caucus.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Before Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s bombshell decision to detach Liberal Senators from the Parliamentary caucus, Liberal Senators were concerned Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s probe of Senate spending might question an arrangement that involved sharing research and resources between the Senate Liberal caucus and the party’s depleted House of Commons contingent, a Liberal source says.

  

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