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‘The whole government should resign’

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An excerpt from NDP MP Jack Harris’ scrum with reporters after QP.

Reporter: The Liberals say they want MacKay to resign. Are you there  yet?

Jack Harris: Well, you know, I think there’s a lot of people over on that bench should resign. In fact, the whole government should resign. The responsibility is the Prime Minister’s and the Prime Minister has to take that responsibility. It’s up to him who he decides to put in his cabinet. You know, he’s kept all sorts of people in his cabinet over the last number of years so that’s the Prime Minister’s decision. He’s got to wear it.

Reporter: No, but are you asking for the resignation?

Jack Harris: We would like the government to resign and let’s go to the people and have the people decide whether they’re satisfied that this government knows what it’s doing. They’ve demonstrated their incompetence in a 40-billion-plus project. They want to have a F-35 airplane that they want our children to pay for for the next 35 years. This is totally unacceptable.