Chris: Chairman of Parliament setting dangerous precedent. | SMN NEWS

chrisemmanuel06122020PHILIPSBURG:— Sewing seditious behavior and interfering with civil servants executing directives is a dangerous precedent to set, says Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel in response to a circulating video of Chairman of Parliament Rolando Brison confronting economic inspectors at a nightlife establishment.

In the video, Brison is recorded chiding and questioning the inspectors for trying to close the establishment, questioning their authority and the legal basis. He further asked the inspectors if they “have a conscience” and called them “arrogant”.

The fundamental problems with Brison’s actions, the MP said, are many. First, as an MP and Chairman of Parliament, ...

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