Trudeau Apologizes For Not Recusing Himself From WE Charity Contract Talks, Decision

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WestViking
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Trudeau Apologizes For Not Recusing Himself From WE Charity Contract Talks, Decision

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https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/tru ... cahpmgpols
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The prime minister conceded he should not have been involved “given our family’s history.”

Trudeau just can’t “get it”. He has attended WE Charity events to promote WE. His wife is an ambassador for WE. He cannot get involved in government business with the WE Charity. That is not difficult to understand.

Government officials cannot do business with family members or good friends or do business with any entity that can be perceived as beneficial to family, friends or other persons.

Trudeau claimed he was assisting SNC-Lavalin to save jobs. The ethics commissioner disagreed. He could not interfere with the justice system for any reason.

Trudeau claimed he was long time friends with the Aga Khan and so his Christmas holiday on his island resort was ‘normal’. The ethics commissioner disagreed. He could not accept tangible gifts in his official position.

The Conflict of Interest Act exists to ensure that there is no perception of corruption in our government. That is highly important in our international relationships and when we need to borrow money. It is not something that can be treated casually.

The PMO has a staff of nearly 400 officers and minions. The notion that the group cannot warn the Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers of potential conflicts of interests to avoid any perception of corruption is not credible. The only conclusion we can draw is that the Cabinet does not take conflicts of interest seriously.

Finance Minister Morneau is even worse. He apologized but only committed to not discussing WE in the future. He already had his wrists slapped by the ethics commissioner for failing to disclose his properties in France. He does not recognize that he may have many other potential conflicts in his roles as Finance Minister and member of the Cabinet. Distancing himself from WE is hypocritical. He missed the boat.

We need to get rid of this snotty lot of elitist, entitled snobs.

99pct
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Re: Trudeau Apologizes For Not Recusing Himself From WE Charity Contract Talks, Decision

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My opinion? A full audit of ALL members of Parliament and their senior staff. "Oh I forgot and I apologize" is not acceptable. Resignations are fully justified and penalties levied. Penalties must also be drastically increased. $5000? We have had quite enough of this garbage.

99pct
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Re: Trudeau Apologizes For Not Recusing Himself From WE Charity Contract Talks, Decision

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Here is a partial list of the WE corporation / organization,from a Canadaland article:
WE
WE to ME
ME to WE
WE Charity
We Schools
We Trips
WE Are Canada
WE Global Learning Centre
WE 365 app
Free the Children
There is also a Real Estate arm that is involved in a surprising number of countries. The brothers are wealthy.

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