Scheer says he won't renounce U.S. citizenship because he won't be prime minister - 2020-05-19

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F182.png Scheer says he won't renounce U.S. citizenship because he won't be prime minister May 19, 2020, Peter Zimonjic, CBC News

During the fall election, the Globe and Mail revealed that Scheer's father is an American by birth and passed along his citizenship to Scheer and his siblings.

Scheer never revealed that he held dual citizenship after raising concerns about former governor general Michaëlle Jean holding both Canadian and French passports in a 2005 blog post. During the election campaign, Scheer said that he was in the process of dropping his American citizenship.

On Sunday, Scheer told CTV's Question Period that he still held that U.S. citizenship and no longer had any plans to renounce it. On Tuesday, he told reporters again that the Conservatives' election loss had changed his plans.

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{{cite news | first = Peter | last = Zimonjic | title = Scheer says he won't renounce U.S. citizenship because he won't be prime minister | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/andrew-scheer-walks-back-us-pledge-1.5576006 | work = CBC News | date = May 19, 2020 | accessdate = May 20, 2020 }}