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Wilson-Raybould, Philpott expected to be kicked out of caucus in coming days, say Liberals

By Abbas Rana      

'They’re putting me out of work,' said one Liberal MP of the two former Liberal ministers as the SNC-Lavalin controversy continues to hound the federal government.

Former cabinet ministers Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott are likely to be kicked out of caucus in the coming days, say Liberals. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

The SNC-Lavalin controversy, which has already caused the resignations of four top Liberal and government officials, is likely to result in either the expulsion or the voluntary resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the caucus in the coming days, say Liberals.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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