Michael Lee led an attack on Attorney-General David Eby two days before declaring himself a candidate for the Liberal leadership.

VICTORIA — Michael Lee, the B.C. Liberal MLA and leadership candidate, launched a personal attack on Attorney-General David Eby this week, accusing him of contributing to anti-Asian racism in B.C.

“The attorney general, during his years as Opposition housing critic, directly and indirectly contributed to encouraging anti-Asian sentiment in our province,” charged Lee, citing Eby’s actions during the housing crisis under the last B.C. Liberal government.

“B.C. was grappling with a hot housing market and there was a complex set of circumstances that was driving it,” said the Liberal MLA. “However, to score cheap political points, the NDP decided to fearmonger using foreign buyers as a scapegoat for all that ailed the housing market.”

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Source:: Vancouver Sun – Politics


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