Trudeau Faces Third Corruption Probe

Trudeau Faces Third Corruption Probe

The Canadian Prime Minister is accused of awarding lucrative government contracts to a business close to his family.


While the media and cultural elitists of the word will have you believe that President Trump is corrupt, it seems like they are the ones who keep getting busted. 

Take Canada's Drama Teacher in Chief, Justin Trudeau, for example. 

He's now facing at least his third corruption scandal since the beginning of his time in office as Prime Minister. 

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From Breitbart News:

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Monday for granting a federal aid program to a private organization that has paid his family at least $220,000, Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Trudeau faced increasing calls from both sides of the aisle for him to testify before parliament over his involvement in the federal government’s decision to grant a now-canceled $664 million federal contract to We Charity, an organization that has paid his family members on multiple occasions for speaking engagements.

“I made a mistake in not recusing myself immediately from the discussions, given our family’s history, and I’m sincerely sorry about not having done that,” Trudeau said at a press conference.

Both Trudeau and Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau apologized on Monday “for not recusing themselves from a cabinet decision about [the We] contract despite their personal and family ties to the organization. Mr. Trudeau’s family members, including his wife, mother, and brother, have been paid to take part in WE Charity events and Bill Morneau’s daughter is a contract employee there,” the Globe and Mail reported.

The Globe and Mail is “a media partner of WE Charity,” the newspaper disclosed in its article on Tuesday.

The Conservative Party of Canada has asked the Royal Canadian Mountain Police to open a criminal investigation into the incident to determine whether fraud was committed in the government’s granting of the contract to the charity. Conservative members of parliament have demanded Trudeau and Morneau, both members of Canada’s leftist Liberal Party, testify before a parliamentary committee investigating the contract. On July 3, Canada’s ethics commissioner launched an investigation into whether the president violated the nation’s Conflict of Interest Act.

This marks Trudeau’s third ethics investigation since he was elected prime minister in 2015. Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act in both previous instances. The first, in 2017, involved a vacation Trudeau took on a private island owned by the multibillionaire Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim sect. The second violation occurred last year when Trudeau attempted to protect the engineering company SNC-Lavalin from prosecution in a case that saw a subsidiary of the group “accused of paying bribes to secure contracts in Libya,” the BBC reported."

Let's take a look at his other monied indiscretions over the years. 

FromReuters:

WATCHDOG RULES TRUDEAU TRIED TO HELP MAJOR FIRM AVOID TRIAL

The office of the independent ethics commissioner - one of Canada’s top watchdogs - declared in August 2019 that the prime minister’s team had breached ethics rules. The office said Trudeau and his officials had tried in 2018 to undermine a decision by federal prosecutors allowing construction company SNC-Lavalin Group Inc to face a corruption trial. Trudeau said he took full responsibility but declined to apologize, saying he had been trying to save jobs. Trudeau is the only Canadian prime minister formally found to have broken ethics rules.

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The ethics watchdog first sanctioned Trudeau in December 2017, ruling that the prime minister broke some conflict of interest rules when he accepted a vacation on the Aga Khan’s private island in 2016. At the time, the Aga Khan’s foundation was formally registered to lobby Trudeau and his officials. Trudeau said he accepted the report and would clear future vacations with the watchdog."

Here's a report on a different corruption scandal from last year

Yes, last year.

It appears liberal corruption is something congenital.

Clearly it crosses borders, high fives itself at global summits, and accuses those who work for their people as being in the pockets of dictators. 

Hopefully Truedeau, if guilty, is stripped of his office, fined or imprisoned, but if Canada is anything like its neighbor to the South, he'll probably get reelected. 

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