Tony Clement resigns duties over sexually explicit images, video
Tony Clement resigns duties over sexually explicit images, video We have some breaking news to share with you here at home, conservative and pee Tony Clement has resigned as conservative Shadow Minister of Justice and he’s relinquished his House of Commons committee assignments. Today. He issued the following statement as to 10 reasons why, over the last 3 weeks, he says I have shared sexually explicit images and a video of myself to someone who I believed was a consenting female recipient. The recipient was, in fact an individual or party who targeted me for the purpose of financial extortion. Rcmp are currently investigating the matter to determine the identity of the party responsible for the extortion attempt to night. I have resigned from my House of Commons committee assignments as well as conservative Shadow Minister for justice. In order to focus on my personal life and my fam, I asked that all Canadians respect my and my family’s privacy at this time. I recognize now that I have gone down the wrong path and have exercise very poor judgement. First and foremost, I apologize to my family for the needless pain and humiliation. My ass, I have cause. I also apologize to my colleagues and my constituents for letting them down. I’M committed to seeking the help and treatment I need in my personal life to make sure this will not happen again, while also continuing to discharge my duties as a member of parliament. Tony Clemente of horse was a pencil politician in Ontario. He was a former cabinet minister under the Harper government. He’S ran twice unsuccessfully for the leadership of the conservative party and, as his statement says, he’s he said, he’s taking some time away to get treatment, but the synod 7 is essentially, he sent sexually explicit images of himself and a video to someone he thought was a Woman interested in him, and instead he was catfished for lack of better term in and there was a the RCMP was called it. So we’ll definitely soundtrack of this story throughout the rest of our show, in the middle of. Are you to take on this disturbing? For for himself, obviously, but for the conservatives who who don’t need the distraction for the message, I’ve been trying to send about the importance of physical property and trying to give reason, voters a reason to come back and vote. Conservative just a year from now 22. Very high profile figures you said he’s Run for the leadership in the past.. He held it a number of different kind of positions in Stephen Harper’s government. He is a spokesman on justice issues, so none of this is very helpful for the conservative friend. Apparently it was true, he was probably on Twitter before anybody else in politics and has sales followed. Many many people have been followed back by many many people. So I guess it’s a warning for all politicians or anybody for that matter, that you cannot necessarily trust the people. Communicating with you don’t know I’ll, have your best interests at heart at all interested in you for anything other than potentially partisan gain. If that’s what this is tonight, I have accepted Tony Clements resignation at the conservative Shadow Minister for justice and his resignation from various committee rolls. While I’m greatly disappointed with Mr Clements actions actions, I am encouraged that he has decided to seek help and I wish him all the best in Lisa Wright, the conservative, Deputy leader and and a member of parliament for Milton will assume the role of Shadow Minister for Justice, effective immediately no details right now on the type of treatment that he’ll be seeking or how long he’ll be stepping away from from the from his duties on the Hill 4. But we will continue to track those details. Conservative MP Tony Clement has resigned his post as justice critic after admitting to sharing sexually explicit images and a video with someone online.
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