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Source: CTV

PM Trudeau 'surprised and disappointed' by Wilson-Raybould’s resignation

Wednesday 04:15 GMT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is "surprised and disappointed" by Liberal MP Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation from cabinet. Addressing the high-profile departure from his front bench amid questions regarding alleged PMO pressure towards Wilson-Raybould regarding a fraud and corruption case against SNC-Lavalin, Trudeau said he was "both surprised and disappointed by her decision to step down."

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Source: Fox News

McCabe rep downplays DOJ discussions on using 25th Amendment to oust Trump

Saturday 19:05 GMT

A spokesperson for former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sought to downplay the significance and scope of Justice Department discussions about using the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office, as Republicans demanded he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein be called to testify on the issue.

MCCABE DETAILS CENTRAL ROLE IN RUSSIA PROBES, DOJ MEETINGS ON WHETHER TO OUST PRESIDENT. “To clarify, at no time did Mr. McCabe participate in any extended discussions about the use of the 25th Amendment, nor is he aware of any such discussions,” she continued. “He was present and participated in a discussion that included a comment by Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein regarding the 25th Amendment.”

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Source: Fox News

Former top FBI lawyer: 2 Trump cabinet officials were ‘ready to support’ 25th Amendment effort

Today 08:59 GMT

Former top FBI lawyer James Baker, in closed-door testimony to Congress, detailed alleged discussions among senior officials at the Justice Department about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office, claiming he was told Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said two Trump Cabinet officials were “ready to support” such an effort.

In his testimony, the lawyer said McCabe and FBI lawyer Lisa Page came to him to relay their conversations with Rosenstein, including discussions of the 25th Amendment.

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