Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he ‘totally disagrees’ with the characterisation of his former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould that he behaved inappropriately as he tried to prevent the criminal prosecution of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin. Photo: AFP

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau denies wrongdoing, says he ‘totally disagrees’ with ex-minister who accuses him of meddling in SNC-Lavalin bribery case

  • Trudeau says former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould could be removed from the ruling Liberal Party after she refused to say she had confidence in him
  • She told MPs on Wednesday that Trudeau’s office inappropriately tried to get her to prevent the criminal prosecution of Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he ‘totally disagrees’ with the characterisation of his former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould that he behaved inappropriately as he tried to prevent the criminal prosecution of engineering giant SNC-Lavalin. Photo: AFP
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Liberal MP and former Canadian justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould arrives to testify before the House of Commons justice committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

‘Hounded, veiled threats’: Canada PM Justin Trudeau’s former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould tells of political interference in corruption case

  • Jody Wilson-Raybould testified that 11 people in Trudeau’s government tried to interfere in her decision to prosecute Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin
  • Wilson-Raybould said she ‘looked him in the eye’ as she asked Trudeau if he was politically interfering with her role as attorney general
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Liberal MP and former Canadian justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould arrives to testify before the House of Commons justice committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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