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the trust that previously existed between these two individuals and our team , has been broken Canadian leader Justin Trudeau booted two former ministers from the liberal caucus on Tuesday both of them key players in the worst crisis of his time in office Trudeau claims they undermine the ruling party whether it's taping conversations without consent , or repeatedly expressing a lack of confidence in our government and in me personally as leader it's become clear that ms Wilson revolt and doctor Phil part can no longer remain part of our liberal team it's a move by Trudeau to end the turmoil as he faces mounting allegations in a corruption scandal the liberals have been reeling since February when former justice minister Jody Wilson Rabal quit her post she claimed that officials had inappropriately pressured her to insure a Quebec construction company would escape a corruption trial last year I experienced a consistent and sustained effort by many people within the government to seek to politically interfere in the exercise of prosecutorial discretion in my role as the Attorney General of Canada in an inappropriate effort to secure a deferred prosecution agreement with S. and sea level and former treasury board member Jane fill pot quit soon afterwards saying she had lost confidence in how Trudeau handled the matter the prime minister has denied any wrong doing in regards to standing up for jobs and defending the integrity of our rule of law %HESITATION I continue to say that there was no inappropriate pressure Wilson ray bold responded to her expulsion on Twitter she says she has no regrets and that quote I spoke the truth as I will continue to do Tuesday's developments were a change of course for Trudeau who was recently said the liberals need strong legislators with different points of view but he's faced challenges from parliament where many demand that the two women be removed from caucus for undermining party unity opinion polls have shown that the crisis is cut public support for the liberals so much so that they could lose the election in October to opposition conservatives