Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has some big questions left to answer about the response from himself and his top staffers to SNC-Lavalin's pleas for help in the corridors of power.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denied any wrongdoing by himself or his senior staff, after former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould alleged that they inappropriately pressured her to tell prosecutors to reverse their decision and cut a deal with Montreal's SNC-Lavalin. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—If the RCMP end up taking over the investigation of the SNC-Lavalin scandal, as it increasingly looks like they should, the prime minister will have no one to blame but himself.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'