iPolitics AM: Trudeau to deliver update on COVID-19 as O’Toole mounts bid to expel former leadership rival from caucus – iPolitics

iPolitics AM: Trudeau to deliver update on COVID-19 as O’Toole mounts bid to expel former leadership rival from caucus – iPolitics

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202156 Views

Jan 19, 2021

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gets ready to head outside Rideau Cottage to deliver his now standard semiweekly on-camera update on the ongoing cross-country effort to curtail and contain a second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, he’ll likely take some comfort in the fact that, unlike his Conservative counterpart Erin O’Toole, he won’t have to explain how his party wound up inadvertently processing a $131 contribution from alleged white supremacist. (11:15 AM)

In fact, it’s a good bet that Trudeau will be more than happy to field questions — and offer his own thoughts — on the news that former leadership hopeful and current Conservative MP Derek Sloan “had accepted a donation” from Paul Fromm, “a person O’Toole described as a ‘white supremacist,’” which, as the Star reports, prompted O’Toole “take the steps necessary to remove the Ontario MP from his caucus.”

Read More: https://ipolitics.ca/2021/01/19/ipolitics-am-trudeaus-covid-update-otooles-bid-to-expel-former-rival/

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