The bombshell departure Butts, along with chief of staff Katie Telford, are the two most senior staffers in Trudeau #x27;s inner circle comes amid allegations that senior members of the PMO pressured former justice minister Jody Wilson Raybould to help Quebec based multinational engineering firm SNC Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution on bribery and fraud charges in relation to contracts in Libya.In a statement to reporters, Butts said he categorically denies allegations that he or anyone else in the PMO put this sort of pressure on Wilson Raybould. He said the accusation is "simply not true. "
But as Breitbart News reported, Duran had faced sexual controversies of his own under his administration, with the city shelling out $500,000 in a settlement with a former mayoral aide on his behalf in 2016.Now, new allegations have emerged, the Los Angeles Times reports (original links):
WOODBRIDGE, Ont. mdash; Ontario 's social services minister said Thursday that she was sorry if she made anyone feel threatened, after behaviour analysts said she warned them of consequences if they didn 't support her new autism program.Lisa MacLeod is resisting calls for her resignation in the wake of the comment, and her apology came late Thursday after the premier was peppered with questions about the remark.
This is also the right way to look at the Islamic State at the moment. Over the past several years and under two presidential administrations, US and allied forces have taken away at least 95 percent of ISIS 's terrain. But without a re flash watch, there is a real chance of the groupreviving itself. Someone who knows this well is the head of the US Central Command, General Joe Votel, a career special forces operator who has led the fight since 2016. ”If the major actors and their proxies become embroiled in a competition for influence in Syria, ” he told Congress recently, ”this may create space for ISIS remnants or other terrorist groups to reform or reconstitute. ”He echoed the view of former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who resigned after President Trump 's foolish declaration of a full withdrawal of US troops from Syria.It 's not just physical territory that 's aconcern. ISIS remains very capable in the digital realm. It has used social media with savvy to bring in recruits, raise money and set up a command and control network. It continues to launch terrorist attacks globally, including the deadly bombinglast month of a cathedral in the southern Philippines.
On March 16, 2018, Mann resigned as party s Punjab unit president, following Kejriwal s apology to Akali leader and former Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. Mann said that he was quitting the party post in a tweet but had maintained that his fight against drug mafia will continue.He had said, "I m resigning as a president of AAP Punjab but my fight against drug mafia and all kind of corruption in Punjab will continue as an Aam Aadmi of Punjab. "
Trudeau said Saturday that he had asked for and accepted John McCallum;s resignation Friday night.McCallum made the remark to the Toronto Star on Friday. That came a day after he issued a statement saying he misspoke about the case earlier in the week and regretted saying Meng Wanzhou has a strong case against extradition.
Matthew and Amelia #39;s baby joy comes after years of heartache and several unsuccessful rounds of IVF. The 53 year old TV and radio host previously told HELLO that they had resigned themselves to never becoming parents, but their seventh and final bid for a baby bought unexpected happiness.
Delhi has 7.78 per cent more voters this Lok Sabha poll AAP MLA Baldev Singh resigns from party, likely to join rebel outfit Who was Meera Sanyal? Gopal Rai said, ;For Congress, their arrogance is bigger than national interest, it is visible from the recent statements of Punjab CM and Sheila Dikshit.; (Express photo: Amit Mehra) A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rejected any possibility of an alliance with the Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, party leader Gopal Rai Friday reiterated their resolve saying, ;We were ready to drink the poison of tying up with Congress for the greater good but have realised that Congress continues to be its old arrogant self. There will be no alliance.; The leader was addressing a press conference in the national capital.Rai also said, "Our party will contest Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, Punjab and Haryana, we will contest alone. For Congress, their arrogance is bigger than national interest, it is visible from the recent statements of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and Sheila Dikshit ji. "
The BuzzFeed report that former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen has told investigators that, after the election, President Trump instructed him to lie to Congress has raised new calls for impeachment. But impeachment is far from the only concern Trump should consider now.On one hand, Cohen is merely providing potential testimony of what most keen observers assumed to be true. There could be no doubt that Cohen was still taking orders from the boss when he testified to Congress about a negotiation regarding a Trump real estate deal in Moscow mdash; or that he would do so without first discussing the matter with Trump, his client. Even less surprising were the Trump tweets and current Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani interviews that called Cohen a liar.
During his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Democrats pushed Wheeler who has been Acting Administrator since Scott Pruitt resigned in July on his climate beliefs. They were, to put it mildly, a mess ranging from all out worry to eh, someone should probably do something about it. Wheeler may not be, in the words of Delaware Senator Tom Carper, the ethically bereft embarrassment Scott Pruitt proved to be, but he still showed his predecessor s ability to be slippery, especially when it comes to climate change.
Stone's departure is not related to any disagreements with the company, which owns popular photo messaging app Snapchat, Snap said in a filing.Also Read: New WhatsApp bug: Your messages may be exposed to strangers
On Tuesday, Lieutenant Joseph Gerretz received a package containing a handwritten note with the word ;boom; written on it. The sheriff;s office was evacuated and a bomb squad was called in.James Piper, 59, resigned later that day after he admitted mailing the toy bomb to the agency as a joke.
Hours after he was sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a special court here in a two decades old riot case, Tamil Nadu Minister P Balakrishna Reddy on Monday resigned from the K Palaniswami Cabinet.The case related to a protest against illicit liquor at Hosur in 1998.
AAP will restore Old Pension System within 15 days if voted to power Amid talks of alliance, AAP, Congress spar over election performance, assembly resolution AAP and EC trade charges on voter lists Sukhpal Khaira addresses mediapersons Monday. (Express photo) In the wake of Sukhpal Khaira s resignation from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), another MLA, Baldev Singh, is also expected to tender his resignation to fight Lok Sabha elections from Faridkot (reserved) constituency. A meeting of six rebel AAP MLAs has been called in Chandigarh Tuesday, to discuss the situation developing after Khaira s resignation and formation of a new party. Khaira will also announce his new political party the same day.A declaration regarding Baldev Singh s resignation was made by Khaira Monday before mediapersons at his residence. Baldev Singh will resign soon. The other MLAs are also with me but we do not want them to resign. We do not need unnecessary by elections in Punjab as it costs crores of rupees to hold such elections, said Khaira. He added that he and his supporters did not want Sukhbir Badal to become a leader of opposition if AAP fell short of numbers in the assembly due to mass resignations.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and senior party leader Randeep Surjewala have accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of lying about procurement orders worth Rs 1 lakh crore for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited or HAL. The defence manufacturer, Mr Surjewala said, has not received a single order and had to take a loan to pay the salaries of its employees. Mr Gandhi said Ms Sitharaman must place documents of the government orders before parliament, or resign.
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New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) received another jolt ahead of the Lok Sabha polls as Punjab legislator Sukhpal Khaira quit from the outfit on Sunday.