Politics Briefing: Trudeau and ministers testify at foreign interference inquiry

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Hello, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is testifying today at the foreign interference inquiry in Ottawa, after three cabinet ministers appeared in the hours before him. “There are foreign state actors who are interested in playing a role in our democracies or disrupting our democracies,” Trudeau said early in his testimony. He is expected to take questions from inquiry lawyers, then from lawyers representing various other stakeholders on the issue of allegations of foreign interference in the 2019 and 2021 federal elections. In November, 2022, Trudeau testified before the Emergencies Act inquiry on his government’s invocation of the legislation to put...