For B.C. Liberal MPs its a 'it's a no-win scenario,' says pollster Greg Lyle.
Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi, centre, is the leading political minister responsible for the Trans Mountain pipeline. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, right, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, left, meanwhile, have been prominent critics of the pipeline file. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
The federal Liberals are being attacked from all sides on the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and their support of the project could threaten their centre-left coalition, say pollsters and strategists.
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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.