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MP Cooper threatens to sue The Hill Times over column on House Justice Committee exchange; denies reading from Christchurch shooter’s manifesto

By Peter Mazereeuw      

'This mischaracterization of Mr. Cooper’s actions is blatantly untrue,' says a letter from Conservative MP Michael Cooper's legal team.

Conservative MP Michael Cooper is threatening to sue The Hill Times for defamation over an opinion column published about Andrew Scheer's response to his actions during a House Justice Committee meeting last month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Conservative MP Michael Cooper, who is threatening to sue The Hill Times for defamation over an opinion column that strongly criticized his remarks to a witness during a House Justice Committee meeting on the Hill late last month, also denies that he read from the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto during that meeting.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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