He’s clearly leaving the door open to giving SNC-Lavalin a Deferred Prosecution, and using political considerations as a ‘justification.’
A recent video received some attention, but flew under the radar in much of the country.
Yet, it has huge implications, and everyone needs to see it.
It was an interview between David Lametti – Trudeau’s supplicant attorney general – and respected reporter Mercedes Stephenson.
She asked him a clear question: Is ‘an election’ an appropriate or inappropriate reason to intervene in a federal prosecution.
Of course, under the law, the answer is clearly a big ‘no.’
Political considerations – such as electoral success or failure – must be kept separate from prosecutorial decisions. If that doesn’t happen, then we don’t have a real justice system, and we don’t have a real democracy.
Yet, when asked that simple question, Lametti failed miserably:
Stephenson even gave him a second chance to answer it after he failed the first time. He couldn’t do it.
Or more realistically, he wouldn’t do it.
And that’s because he seems to know exactly why he’s got that job now.
Jody Wilson-Raybould wouldn’t give SNC-Lavalin a deferred prosecution. She was pressured repeatedly. She stood strong and kept to her decision (which Trudeau claimed was hers to make).
Yet, when she didn’t make the decision Trudeau and the corrupt elites wanted, they replaced her.
And now Lametti is in the role, leaving the door open to a DPA – even under the influence of political considerations like winning elections.
This is an incredibly disturbing moment for Canada, and every Canadian needs to see this clip to see how far our governance has fallen.
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