If he was so interested why wasn't he there?
"I think there's definitely been a will inside caucus to explore the tax-cutting side. I think that's something we've been discussing, especially leading into this summer caucus," said Rahim Jaffer, chair of the parliamentary caucus.
"I know the minister of finance was particularly interested to hear what caucus was thinking on those particular issues ..." he told reporters.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was not at the meeting.
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