A lot of Cabinet and PMO staffers are on leave and working in the party’s war room in Ottawa to get the Conservatives re-elected, in a three-way race that pollster Nik Nanos recently described as “a knife fight in a telephone booth.”
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.