Jody and Jane

The Post Millennial April 3, 2019

Former President of the Treasury Board, Jane Philpott expressed her disappointment for being removed from the Liberal caucus on her social media Tuesday night.

“This isn’t about a lack of loyalty. On the contrary, I recommended that the government acknowledge what happened in order to move forward. This was an expression of loyalty, not disloyalty,” said Philpott.

Philpott resigned from the Liberal cabinet alongside her colleague and friend Jody Wilson-Raybould because of the ongoing SNC-Lavalin scandal.

“Given this convention and the current circumstances, it is untenable for me to continue to serve as a cabinet minister,” she wrote in her resignation letter.

Both Philpott and Wilson-Raybould were summarily removed from the caucus after Liberal executives met to decide their fate.

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