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Conventional wisdom may be that @GMButts is a liability for #Liberals because of his connection to #SNCLavalin affair. But there is zero doubt in my mind that #Butts will be singularly focused on ensuring that #Elxn2019 is NOT a referendum on #Trudeau but a stark choice between
#Progressives & Social #Conservatives. @gmbutts is a son of Atlantic Canada who went to school in Quebec and earned his political spurs in #Ontario He is highly skilled at the art of war, especially on key battlegrounds that will determine whether or not
#Liberals emerge with the most amount of seats, if not quite a majority. #Conservative base loyalists, many of whom post replies on #Twitter may honestly believe #Butts is a liability. Wrong! While it's true that I predicted when he left that he would return to run the campaign
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@JustinTrudeau did not direct the Attorney General to intervene in the #SNCLavalin case, so therefore he respected the independence of the AG which was confirmed by JWR @Puglaas in her testimony.

#Cdnpoli

The #CPC passed the Director of public Prosecutions act in 2006, clearly the AG retains political discretion to override decision's by the director (DPP) on whether to prosecute.

#Bcpoli #Abpoli #Skpoli #Ontpoli #Cdnpoli
When the Attorney General decides whether to initiate and conduct a prosecution on behalf of the federal Crown, Crown counsel must consider two issues:

#ButtsTestimony #Geraldbutts #SNCLavalin

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