The Canadian Press

2008-03-13 | Harper-Cadman

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper filed a libel suit against the Liberals over statements published on the party's website concerning the Chuck Cadman affair. Harper spoke about the lawsuit March 13th in the House of Commons. (It marked the first time a sitting prime minister sued the opposition for libel.)

Date: 2008-03-13
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 40 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Mister speaker for the past couple weeks both inside and outside of parliament that the Liberal Party and its agents have been making a allegations against me though of a criminal nature that are absolutely false that are despicable Mister speaker speaker we've been absolutely clear house was checked out during his life transpire Mrs Baker today, Meyer representatives have filed a statement of claim in a court of law and I look forward Mister speaker seeing the leader of the opposition actually let this go to trial so he could hear the whole truth and made his own role in >>

Clip ID: 20080313CNCP02