Canada’s Prime Minister has kicked two MPs from his party’s caucus after they accused him of meddling in a criminal case involving an influential company.
Addressing an emergency meeting of caucus Trudeau said the trust that previously existed between these two individuals and our team has been broken. The Prime Minister denied any wrongdoing.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott had already resigned from PM Justin Trudeau’s cabinet citing their concerns over the Snc-lavalin affair.
The Snc-lavalin controversy has cast a shadow over Mr Trudeau’s leadership.
Andrew Scheer, the leader of the opposition conservatives, said on Tuesday that the Prime Minister had betrayed justice by removing two corruption whistleblowers.