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Liberal Irwin Cotler takes Twitter questions on McLachlin-Harper spat

As opposition MPs challenged Justice Minister Peter MacKay to come to the defence of Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin in response to the PMO's public rebuke, Liberal MP Irwin Cotler took questions from the Twitterverse on the nomination process, and the current controversy.

MP fields questions on PMO's rebuke of Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin

Liberal MP Irwin Cotler took questions Monday on the continuing controversy surrounding the government's ill-fated attempt to appoint Marc Nadon to the Supreme Court of Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)