Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters
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Canada PM Justin Trudeau’s top adviser Gerald Butts quits, accused of meddling in bribery investigation

  • Gerald Butts denies pressuring ex-attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to end the prosecution of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin for alleged bribery in Libya
  • Wilson-Raybould was shuffled out of the attorney general’s office, then quit Trudeau’s cabinet last week

Topic |   Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks as principal secretary Gerald Butts and chief of staff Katie Telford listen in 2016. Butts quit on Monday, accused of political meddling in a bribery case. Photo: Reuters
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