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LAWTON: New Conservative deputy leader was Liberal until last September

True North’s Andrew Lawton cautions that Scheer’s olive branch to red Tories will not stop them from attacking him for being too conservative.

Andrew Scheer has appointed Leona Alleslev as his deputy leader just 14 months after she crossed the floor from the Liberals. Scheer said Alleslev, a former Liberal who represents a GTA riding, embodies the traits of the voters the Conservatives need to win over.

True North’s Andrew Lawton cautions that Scheer’s olive branch to red Tories will not stop them from attacking him for being too conservative.

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