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CanadaTrudeau's former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign

20:00  21 july  2019
20:00  21 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Gerald Butts, right , with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada last year on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.CreditCreditJustin Tang/The Together, they fashioned a campaign that catapulted them into Canada’ s top office — Justin Trudeau as the country’ s optimistic prime minister and his best friend

Until recently, Justin Trudeau , a photogenic 43-year-old former schoolteacher, was known principally as the somewhat goofy son of the late former prime Much of the credit for the victory is being laid directly at Justin Trudeau ' s feet. He ran a disciplined, positive election campaign and withstood the

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OTTAWA — A Liberal party official is confirming that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's former principal secretary Gerald Butts is playing a key role in the party's election campaign.

With three months to go now until election day, the Liberals are intensifying their campaign efforts, with Trudeau himself hitting party events to drum up support among supporters.

Butts, a close long-time friend of Trudeau, resigned in February amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy, citing that anonymous sources alleged he pressured former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to assist the Quebec engineering giant to be considered for an agreement akin to a plea bargain.

Trudeau's former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign

Trudeau's former right-hand adviser playing role in Liberal election campaign OTTAWA — With three months to go now until the election, the Liberals are intensifying campaign efforts with Prime Minister Trudeau hitting party events to drum up support and by ensuring his long-time friend and former senior adviser is in the fold. A Liberal party official confirmed Sunday that Trudeau's former principal secretary Gerald Butts is playing a key role in the party's election campaign. Butts, a close long-time friend of Trudeau, resigned in February amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy, citing allegations from anonymous sources that he pressured former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to assist the Quebec engineering giant to be considered for an agree

Ex-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould testifies on bribery scandal and says pressure from members of the government included ‘veiled threats’.

Telford got to know Trudeau when she was running Gerard Kennedy's campaign for the Liberal Telford became Trudeau ' s chief of staff after the 2015 election and formed an inseparable duo Ben Chin, an adviser in Trudeau ' s office who is also expected to fill a senior role in the campaign this fall

Butts issued a statement at the time saying he categorically denied the accusation that he or anyone else in his office pressured Wilson-Raybould, adding that they acted with integrity.

The SNC-Lavalin affair has been connected to sliding support for the Liberals reflected in a number of public opinion polls conducted this spring.

The Liberals, however, say they are hearing positive feedback during canvassing efforts and say they have more field volunteers on the ground than in any other election.

The Canadian Press

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