Trudeau lawsuit threat ‘gasoline to the Conservative match,’ say strategists
By threatening to sue Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, the PM has added fuel to the SNC-Lavalin fire rather than trying to stamp it out, say politicos of all stripes. 'We put him on notice that there are consequences for making completely false and libellous statements,' says a PMO spokesperson.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced on April 7 that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had sent him a notice of libel March 31, leaving many observers scratching their heads as to what the strategy is behind the PM's move. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade