Privy Council chief Michael Wernick and former principal secretary to the prime minister Gerald Butts testified before the House of Commons’ justice committee today, defending themselves against allegations made last week by Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Except despite their denials, their comments indicate the Prime Minister’s Office did want Wilson-Raybould to reconsider her refusal to interfere in the SNC-Lavalin case.

True North’s Andrew Lawton weighs in following the testimonies.

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A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.

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