Former Trudeau aide at centre of scandal denies he pressured ex-minister

Gerald Butts said he had one short conversation with Jody Wilson-Raybould at the time about helping SNC-Lavalin Group Inc

A former key aide of Justin Trudeau, who is at the centre of a major political crisis, has denied he had pressured the then justice minister to allow a major firm to avoid a corruption trial last year.

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