Andrew Scheer to Step Down as Leader – December 12, 2019

Andrew Scheer to Step Down as Leader – December 12, 2019

Andrew Scheer to Step Down as Leader – December 12, 2019

Andrew Scheer announces his plans to step down as leader of the Conservative Party in a speech, in the House of Commons. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Bloc Québécois leader Yves-François Blanchet, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh respond to Scheer’s announcement.

Responding to reporters about Scheer’s plans to resign are Conservative MPs Leona Alleslev, Candice Bergen, Diane Finley, and Garnett Genuis; Conservative Senator Claude Carignan; as well as Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais, from the Canadian Senators Group.