The Liberal MP who was caught bare on digital camera throughout a digital Home of Commons session final month says he’s “stepping apart” from a few of his parliamentary duties after being uncovered as soon as once more.
In an announcement Thursday, William Amos mentioned he was attending a digital, personal Home session Wednesday night when he urinated “with out realizing I used to be on digital camera.”
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The Pontiac, Quebec MP mentioned he will probably be “stepping apart quickly” from his committee assignments and his duties as parliamentary secretary to Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne “in order that I can search help.”
He mentioned he’ll proceed to serve his constituents as MP within the Liberal caucus.
“I’m deeply embarrassed by my actions and the misery they might have brought on anyone who witnessed them,” he mentioned.
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Final month, an image of Amos utterly bare in his workplace throughout a digital session of Parliament was leaked to the media shortly after the incident occurred, rapidly making worldwide headlines.
The incident sparked a rebuke by the Speaker of the Home after Bloc Quebecois MP Sébastien Lemire admitted to taking the screenshot. Lemire apologized however has mentioned he was not the one who leaked the picture to the press.
Amos additionally apologized, saying he had been caught becoming his work clothes after going for a jog. He mentioned his video was by accident turned on, and mentioned the incident was an “unlucky error.”
—With information from Hannah Jackson
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