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Leadership committee chair scrutinized Brown’s past during vetting: CP source


The chair of the federal Conservative party’s leadership election organizing committee privately expressed concerns around Patrick Brown’s history while vetting him as a potential candidate, according to documentation obtained by The Canadian Press.

It suggests that Ian Brodie raised questions about Brown’s financial situation in a late-March telephone call with someone he was consulting as part of the vetting process after the former Ontario Progressive Conservative leader had declared his intention to join the race.

It also indicates Brodie expressed misgivings around the claim the candidate had been fully vindicated of sexual misconduct allegations that CTV reported in 2018, which at the time led to an exodus of his senior staff at Queen’s Park, his own resignation and eventually his ouster from the Ontario Progressive Conservative…

Read more at www.ctvnews.ca

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