The Canadian Press

2000-07-25 | Clark Byelection

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Conservative leader Joe Clark claimed political circumstance was the reason he sought to get into the House of Commons. Clark said it had nothing to do with pressure from caucus colleagues or rivalry with the Canadian Alliance -- although he said the move was affected by Alliance leader Stockwell Day's decision to go after a seat in BC. Kings Hants MP Scott Brison stepped aside so Clark could run in a byelection.

Date: 2000-07-25
Placeline: WINDSOR, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the by-election was going to be cold to let him into the House of Commons in our view was the first that signaled that it was not likely that would be a fall election secondly if it was going to be a by-election to let 1 liter in it make sense for me to take advantage of the opportunity to be there on the floor of the House of Commons leaving my party >>