Liberals’ filibuster at House Affairs ‘ugly to watch,’ but it’s a ‘survival technique,’ say pollsters and politicos
The Liberals' ongoing filibuster at the House Affairs Committee is ‘ridiculous,’ but Grit pundit Scott Reid says as hard as it might be to imagine, there’s a point behind it, there’s a principle there. However, if the filibuster becomes the story, then the whole thing will eventually roll back on the government.
Liberal MP Bardish Chagger, left, chair of the House Affairs Committee, and Liberal MP Greg Fergus, pictured March 14, 2023, at committee meeting on the Hill. The Liberals have been filibustering against a Conservative motion to call the PM's chief of staff, Katie Telford, before the committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade