Trudeau ‘sorry’ over controversial charity contract

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau himself admitted to taking part in negotiations with the charity over the contract. – EPA pic, July 14, 2020.

CANADA’S Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised yesterday for not recusing himself from discussions about a government contract to a charity that had paid his family large sums of money for speaking appearances.

“I made a mistake not recusing myself immediately from the discussions, given our family’s history. And, I’m sincerely sorry,” Trudeau told a news conference.

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