The chief bloquiste Yves-François Blanchet denies again the nature of the allegations of sexual misconduct against. He said that he would be incapable of such actions, even if he admits not to be perfect.
“Imagine that this is you,” says the chief bloquiste about the fact that it is covered by claims made anonymously on social networks.
“It is blood-curdling”, he adds.
Mr. Blanchet brings to mind any proceedings against the page Facebook Hyena in petticoat and speaks of a defamatory statement. The party leader also claims to have no idea of who can be the author or the source of the allegations of a sexual nature against a.
The Block is behind his head
Earlier Sunday, the caucus bloquiste has given its unanimous support to his leader.
The 31 members of the Bloc québécois have ensured, in a short statement sent to the media, to be convinced “that the anonymous allegations made against [Yves-François Blanchet] are false”. “We support them without hesitation”, said the mps.
“The Bloc quebecois is a staunch advocate of the law society and has worked, since its foundation, to the improvement of the living conditions of women and men in Quebec. This is what we were elected and that is what we will continue to make with our chef, Yves-François Blanchet”, one can read in the statement.
Yves-Francois Blanchet was named in an anonymous publication on the page Facebook “Hyenas in petticoats”, Tuesday evening, where a woman was told that he would have kissed her without her consent and would have harassed her for having a sexual relationship, in the margin of an album launch of singer Isabelle Boulay at the end of the 1990s.
“I picked it up, after a moment, in the toilet with YF, tells the woman. He invited me to do the coke. Once in the bathroom, he wanted a sexual relationship in exchange for his coke. I said “No”! He insisted. I continued to say “No”! He was against the door, kissed me without my consent, lifted my skirt,” wrote the alleged victim in the publication.
The leader bloquiste had denied “unequivocally” these allegations the next day, through a spokesman of the federal party.