Jeremy Rodriguez, CTVNews.ca Staff
Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2019 11:49 EDT Morning
Last updated Sunday, March 31, 2019 1:23 PM EDT
Gerald Butts, former chief secretary of the Prime Minister & # 39; er Minister Justin Trudeau, presented texts i notes to the House of Commons Justice Committee of days after new evidence submitted by the former Attorney General Jody Wilson Reybuld was published.
He wrote on Sunday: "Having analyzed further evidence of Ms Wilson-Raybould, I was introduced to the observations of the Committee of Justice and the texts between us in connection with the events of Ms Wilson-Raybould describes."
The debris left work in the office last month Prize & # 39; er minister, referring to the desire of the ability to protect its reputation, entirely serving as an additional distraction to the Liberal government.
Wilson-Raybould gave to the Committee on Justice of written statements and audio recordings of her performances with the outgoing clerks of the Privy Council Michael Vernikov. This proof was published on Friday.
Additional material was to confirm and clarify its February 27 testimony, which she did before the committee.
The 17-minute recording, Wilson-Raybould, who resigned from the cabinet last month, says Wernick, that "we are on dangerous ground here," and adds that "it will look like political interference by the Prime Minister & # 39; er Minister . "
In response to record Believer's lawyer issued a statement on Saturday that the believer raised the issue of SNC-Lavalin with Wilson-Raybould «as part of its work on the management of relations between Moldova and the Cabinet of Ministers."
"Everything went on vacation the next day. When they returned in early January, the first burning question was the resignation of Brison's office and shuffle, "the statement read on.
Believer announced on March 18 that he was resigning from his position as the top civil servant in Canada until the next election, and his replacement to begin in April.
The debris also testified before the committee. During her with & # 39; appearance on March 6, he denied Wilson-Raybould list of events, and the additional material it provides to the committee is likely to keep his testimony and may offer other new information Wilson-Raybould recently introduced.
Opposition MPs called Wilson-Raybould to testify for a second time. In an interview with & # 39; nd CTV Question Period host Evan Solomon, Conservative Peer Poylievr said: "If [Trudeau] has nothing to hide, why does not he let her finish her testimony? "
Poilievre also called Liberal MP Jane Philpott, who resigned from the cabinet, citing a lack of confidence in treatment Trudeau in SNC-Lavalin, and all the other people who were involved with the controversy to testify before the committee as well.
Liberal Justice Committee of Deputies closed the investigation into the SNC-Lavalin scandal, saying that they had heard enough.
With files from the Ottawa News Bureau Online producer Rachel Aiello
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