/Thread #55: Butts is back but is SNC?, BoJo takes the reins, and Mueller testifies

by Canada 2020. Posted July 31, 2019


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“One of the operative things about him is that he’s very, very smart. He has this put on ludicrous, clown persona that works for him but I think underneath it is an intense intelligence.”

Host Sarah Turnbull is joined by /Thread panelists Shannon Proudfoot of Maclean’s and David Reevely of The Canadian Press. The trio discuss: Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s former principal secretary, joins the Liberal campaign team reigniting the SNC-Lavalin controversy, Boris Johnson gets sworn in as the UK’s new leader promising follow-through on Brexit, and former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the U.S. judiciary committee about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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