Ministers in the Conservative government are notorious for regurgitating talking points in question period rather than answering, you know, questions.
Clement has deflected his fair share of questions and the minister really showed Critch how its done.
Now if only "22 Minutes" could teach MPs how to insert some much-needed humour into question period.
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All info comes from the <a href="http://www.hilltimes.com/100-most-influential/2013/01/28/the-top-101-most-influential-people-in-government-and-politics-in-2013/33514">Hill Times' most influential people in government list for 2013</a>.
10. Wayne Wouters
Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to Cabinet.
9. Nigel Wright
Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister.
8. Thomas Mulcair
Leader of the federal NDP.
7. Mark Carney
Governor of the Bank of Canada, but soon to become governor of the Bank of England.
6. Ed Fast
Minister for International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway.
5. Tony Clement
President of the Treasury Board.
4. John Baird
Minister of Foreign Affairs.
3. Jason Kenney
Minister of Immigration.
2. Jim Flaherty
Minister of Finance.
1. Stephen Harper
Prime Minister of Canada.