The Canadian Press

2007-01-05 | Harper-Defection-Khan

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A Liberal MP crossed the floor to the Conservative government. Prime Minister Harper announced on January 5th that Toronto-area Liberal Wajid Kahn was joining the Conservatives. Kahn, who had been serving as Harper's "special adviser" on the Middle East and Afghanistan, explained one reason for his defection. (Liberal Leader Stephane Dion had said he would not allow Kahn to go on serving as a special adviser to Harper.)

Date: 2007-01-05
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

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Clip ID: 20070105CPCN001