The Canadian Press

2014-01-29 | Trudeau Senate

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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau expelled the 32 Liberal senators from his caucus to reduce partisanship in the upper chamber. He then promised that if he becomes prime minister, he would appoint only independent senators, chosen through an open public process. He said removing senators from the Liberal caucus is a first, concrete step towards reforming the upper house.

Date: 2014-01-29
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << as of this morning only elected members of the House of Commons will serve as members of the liberal caucus the 32 formerly liberal senators are now independent of the national liberal caucus they are no longer part of our parliamentary team there are no more liberal senators >>


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