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Global News published this video item, entitled “The West Block: Oct. 25, 2020 | Trump might cause stir if election results unclear, says Bolton” – below is their description.
On this episode of the West Block: Canadian Seniors’ Minister Deb Schulte says she is optimistic the coronavirus pandemic will mark a watershed moment for how the country treats seniors in Canada. In an interview with The West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, Schulte says the government remains committed to a campaign pledge to boost Old Age Security, and shares her own story of losing a loved one in a long-term care home amid the pandemic. Plus, a former top adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump says he can’t rule out the possibility the president will try to sow chaos if the results are unclear in the U.S. election on Nov. 3. In an interview with Stephenson, former White House national security adviser John Bolton says he expects how the president responds to the outcome of the election will depend on whether anticipated, widespread delays come into play. And our host talks to three political strategists about why this minority parliament is facing the perpetual threat of an election in the midst of the pandemic. This week’s panel includes Conservative strategist Melissa Lantsman, NDP strategist Robin MacLachlan and Liberal strategist Richard Mahoney. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/national/program/the-west-block Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #TheWestBlockGlobal News YouTube Channel
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