Excerpt: …the Globe didn’t report that a direct request was made only that Wilson-Raybould faced “heavy pressure.”
Asked about that distinction, Trudeau repeated his original comment, and didn’t rule out that his office pressured the attorney general. Wilson-Raybould has not commented on the allegations.
In a follow-up interview with iPolitics, Bryant, a former Liberal attorney general for Ontario, said the police either need to investigate the allegations or explain why they aren’t being investigated.
“I’d be surprised if a police investigation was not commenced,” he said. “A lot of police officers have laid a lot of obstruction of justice charges on a lot of ordinary Canadians, with a lot less evidence than this.