Justin Trudeau refuses to resign over claims officials interfered in bribery prosecution
- Jody Wilson-Raybould: I was ‘barraged’ by senior officials
- Former justice minister testifies in Canadian bribery scandal
Canada’s former minister of justice and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould has described a consistent, sustained and inappropriate effort by senior officials close to prime minister Justin Trudeau who were attempting to dissuade her from prosecuting a Canadian engineering company accused of bribery.
In searing testimony to the justice committee on Wednesday, Wilson-Raybould that the pressure on her included “veiled threats” if she did not acquiesce.Continue reading...