There are rules you have to follow, and rules that you control. The rules that allowed Justin Trudeau’s two most senior aides to claim more than $200,000 in relocation expenses gave the Prime Minister total discretion.
That’s what makes Mr. Trudeau’s defence of the payouts – over two days – so maddening. The sums weren’t paid out because of the rules. They were paid out because the PM said it was okay.Report Typo/Error