A week after the House Justice Committee shut down its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, the House Ethics Committee also defeated an opposition motion calling for it to examine the scandal that’s been hounding the government for nearly two months, and to invite former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to share more of her side of the story.
Abbas RanaAbbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times. He reports on the Parliamentary caucuses, nomination contests, political leadership campaigns, Elections Act laws, and the Senate. Abbas loves to chat with sources on-the-record or on not-for- attribution basis especially when they have verifiable story tips that could be followed as news stories. Brown envelopes are also always a lot of interest to him. Born and raised in Pakistan, Abbas speaks Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi. When not chasing politicians down on the Hill, he likes to watch cricket and movies.