The Canadian Press

1984-07-25 | Mulroney-Turner-debate

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Then opposition leader Brian Mulroney, in an exchange with Prime Minister John Turner during a TV election debate, said Turner had a choice when presented with the patronage appointments by Pierre Trudeau.

Date: 1984-07-25
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Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 38 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << user or the Canadian people a deep apology for having indulged in that kind of practice with those kinds of appointments I've told you and told the Canadian people Mister Mulroney and I had no option welcome in your newsletter you had an option Sir you could have said I am not going to do it this is wrong for Canada and I am not going to ask Canadians to pay the price you had an option Sir to say no and you chose to say yes to the old attitudes and the old stories of the Liberal Party that Sir if I may say respectfully that is not good enough for Canadian I had no option I was able that isn't of our failure that is a confession of non leadership >>

Clip ID: 19840725CNCP01