Tuesday, October 20

Bardish Chagger

LILLEY: Liberals look to place blame anywhere but Morneau
Bardish Chagger, Bill Morneau, Canada, Columnists

LILLEY: Liberals look to place blame anywhere but Morneau

I don’t know if she’s realized it yet but Bardish Chagger is being set up for a big fall.The junior minister in Justin Trudeau’s government has been called out by both backbench MPs and Finance Minister Bill Morneau as the person behind the problematic WE contract.“I was not the minister responsible. As I outlined in my prepared remarks that was Minister Chagger,” Morneau told members of the finance committee Wednesday.“As to your second question on who signed the document, I’m actually not aware of that. My assumption would be Minister Chagger.”Later in testimony, he was asked by backbench Toronto Liberal MP Julie Dzerowicz to clarify this again.“Can you just make it clear for the committee that it was the responsibility of Minister Chagger to actually sign the final contract an...