Conservative MPs are calling for the removal of a freelance reporter from the parliamentary press gallery after he tweeted a comment they say risked provoking violence against politicians.
The issue spilled out of a moment during question period on Wednesday when Conservative MP Garnett Genuis quoted the band Queen while asking a question about inflation. The Queen reference was a dig at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was spotted singing “Bohemian Rhapsody” with members of the Canadian delegation last weekend ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.
Smith, a freelance member of the parliamentary press gallery, then tweeted that “Genuis tries to includes lyrics from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
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