Sajjan Aide skips committee hearings on military fraud and replaces minister


Defense Director Jonathan Vance is watching a press conference from the front row seats in Ottawa on May 7, 2020. Former Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan is the latest Liberal Party aide to evade the House of Commons orders she testifies in front of the Parliamentary Commission. (Adrian Wild / Canadian Press)

Former Defense Minister Ottawa-Harjit Sajjan is the latest Liberal Party aide to evade the House of Commons orders she testifies in front of the Parliamentary Commission.

A majority of parliamentarians motion to demand the appearance of Zita Astrabas in front of the Commons Defense Commission to answer questions about the government’s response to allegations of sexual misconduct involving General Jonathan Vance. Acknowledged.

The motion also includes two Chief Advisers of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and one of Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s aides to the Commons Ethics Committee to testify about the government’s deal with the now dead WE charity. I asked him to appear before.

However, the Liberal Party government said it would not have political staff appear before the commission, but instead have Sajan testify on behalf of Astravets, the chief of public security minister Bill Blair.

Opposition members closed the ethics committee hearing last week after Treasury Minister Mona Fortier replaced Freeland’s aide, Amit Pal Singh.

However, members of the Defense Commission chose to burn Sajan about what happened after then-military ombudsman Gary Wolborn flagged a allegation involving Vance in March 2018. ..

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