Fittingly in a blog post, Brent Rathgeber explains his decision to resign from the Conservative caucus, criticizes the government’s response to the Duffy-Wright affair and looks ahead to how he’ll carry himself as an independent MP.
I can only compromise so much before I begin to not recognize myself. I no longer recognize much of the party that I joined and whose principles (at least on paper), I still believe in. Accordingly, since I can no longer stand with them, I must now stand alone.
The CBC spoke with Mr. Rathgeber at the Ottawa airport this morning.