Party leaders rally around Liberal MPs accused of being more loyal to Israel than Canada
By Neil MossSep. 12, 2018
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Liberal MPs Michael Levitt, left, and Anthony Housefather, right, who are both Jewish, were showered with support after a social media post questioned their loyalty to Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia
MPs across the ideological spectrum came to the defence of a pair of Liberal representatives who were the subject of a social media post questioning their loyalty to Canada last week.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
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