Thursday, June 13, 2024

Feds charge former Green Beret with espionage with Russia

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A former Army Green Beret living in northern Virginia was arrested on Friday, charged with divulging military secrets about his unit’s activities in former Soviet republics during more than a decade of contacts with Russian intelligence. (New York Post)

RCMP probe into Trudeau gov’t abuse shows real problems with ethics, corruption

What does it say that for the second time in a year the RCMP are investigating the Trudeau government? The Mounties told Global News Wednesday evening that they were looking into the government’s handling of the WE Charity contract — a fact they confirmed to me on Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

Redacted WE documents are part of the coverup by Liberals Conservatives allege

OTTAWA – Newly published government documents reveal the frantic “shit show” that led to the creation and outsourcing of a controversial program to WE Charity, as well as the heavy hand of political operatives throughout the process. (National Post)

Canada Finance Minister resigns amid charity probe

Bill Morneau has faced pressure to step down after it was revealed he did not repay travel costs covered by WE while on overseas trips to see its work. He said he recently realised he had not repaid the C$41,000 in expenses and has since written a cheque.(BBC)
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  • First domino falls in Durham probe

    Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to making a false statement in the first criminal case arising from U.S. Attorney John Durham's review of the investigation into links between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign, two sources close to the matter tell Fox News.(Fox)

    Ethics committee another disaster for the Trudeau Liberals

    If WE Charity has given back any of the $30 million fronted to them by the Trudeau government, then neither ministers nor top bureaucrats know about it. That was part of what was discovered as MPs continued to ask questions about the now cancelled $912-million deal with the struggling charity.(Toronto Sun)
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    Many questions remain unanswered in the WE scandal

    Between Justin Trudeau, Bill Morneau and the Kielburger brothers – their explanations of what happened in the WE Charity scandal don’t add up. (True North)

    Trudeau denies, deflects – apologizes – in testimony to committee looking into WE scandal

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he “pushed back” on the public service’s recommendation to outsource a $912-million student volunteer grant program to WE Charity because he feared the “perception” of a conflict of interest. (National Post)
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    Commons committee puts spotlight on beleaguered WE charity

    OTTAWA - Craig and Marc Kielburger, the brothers who co-founded the sprawling network of charitable and for-profit firms that are now grouped under the WE Movement umbrella, began their four hours of parliamentary testimony on Tuesday with an unusual move: They swore an oath to tell “the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth" (National Post)
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  • WE scandal worsens, screams out for an RCMP investigation

    Each day exposes more slime oozing in the WE scandal enveloping the Trudeau government.Yesterday we learned that the $912 million for the WE charity was not actually for the WE charity, but rather for the WE Charity Foundation, an entity set up as a real estate holding company with an annual budget of $150,000. (True North)

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