Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who will be returning to the cut and thrust of Question Period this week after the House adjourned for two weeks, finally held a press conference on March 7 to explain his role in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. He talked about the erosion of trust over the past months between his office, specifically between his principal secretary Gerry Butts and his former minister of justice and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould. Explaining his leadership style, he said, he believes in an environment where his caucus members, cabinet ministers, and staffers should be able to reach out to him whenever they have something on their minds. But he acknowledged that he also needs to do better.
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