September 9, 2015
Former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette
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FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday that the government’s public pronouncements on the controversial Interception of Communications Bill, 2017, “doesn’t hold water” when put up against arguments that the law, if enacted, would impede upon the civil liberties of citizens.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said he would have voted for Donald Trump if he was eligible to vote in last year's US presidential election.
ACCUSING Free National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis of “public courting” of former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday claimed that Dr Minnis is attempting to reassemble his party’s “stop, cancel and review” team.
FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie and former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette yesterday refused to confirm or deny that the latter is under consideration for a run in the St Anne’s constituency, amid speculation that he could make a surprise political comeback ahead of the 2017 general election.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday that it would be a mistake for FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to block the nomination of the “gang of six” MPs if he successfully defends his post at next month’s convention.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette called yesterday for the government to reveal how much money was spent on the YES Bahamas campaign.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette yesterday admitted that he would have liked to see an earlier date set for the Free National Movement’s convention.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette yesterday called for Minister of Works Philip “Brave” Davis to resign his Cabinet post until allegations over his role in the alleged murder for hire plot between Peter Nygard and Save The Bays (STB) are fully investigated.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette has said he is confident that the Free National Movement (FNM) would be able to settle its internal differences ahead of the next general election.
IF FREE National Movement Leader Dr Hubert Minnis is comfortable in his position at the helm of the party, then the party’s next convention should have executive posts up for a challenge, former Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie’s suggestion that he could soon be drafting legislation to block MPs from switching sides without resigning from their seats is a bid to prevent further defections from his party because it has obvious problems, former Cabinet Minister Brent Symonette told The Tribune on Friday.
FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Brent Symonette yesterday said he is open to brokering discussions with the FNM and DNA, suggesting that a coalition of some sort between the two groups provides voters the “best possible choice” in the next general election.