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Sen. Beyak refutes claims from Scheer that she refused to remove ‘racist’ letters

By Marco Vigliotti      

Sen. Lynn Beyak says she or her staff never spoke to Andrew Scheer at 'any time' prior to her dismissal from the Tory caucus.

Senator Lynn Beyak, pictured here at a committee meeting alongside fellow Conservative Senators Judith Seidman and Carolyn Stewart Olsen, is disputing claims from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer that her dismissal from the Tory caucus last week is the result of her refusal to remove inflammatory letters with anti-Indigenous sentiments from her parliamentary website, saying she or her staff never spoke to Mr. Scheer. The Hill Times file photograph

PARLIAMENT HILL—Sen. Lynn Beyak is disputing allegations by Conservative leader Andrew Scheer that she refused to remove what he termed as “racist” letters from her parliamentary website, saying she or her staff never spoke to him at “any time” prior to her dismissal from the Tory caucus.

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