Tories blast NDP as 'sexist' for saying aim at Telford on misconduct issue 'ironic'

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Conservative deputy leader Candice Bergen says comments from the NDP around its decision not to support a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to fire his chief of staff over the handling of a complaint against general Jonathan Vance are "patronizing and sexist."
OTTAWA --

The House of Commons is debating a Conservative motion calling on Trudeau to fire Katie Telford after recent testimony from a former adviser suggesting she knew of an allegation against the former top soldier.

Trudeau has defended Telford, saying no one in his office knew the allegation against Vance was of a sexual nature -- something Tories say shouldn't be believed.

Before the debate, NDP defence critic Randall Garrison said the party believes…
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