The Canadian Press

2013-05-21 | Senate Audits Harper

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A "very upset" Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to settle down a scandal-rattled Conservative caucus with talk of accountability and Senate reform, but shed no new light on the scandal that cost him his chief of staff, who wrote a personal cheque to Senator Mike Duffy to cover 90-thousand dollars in disallowed housing expenses. Harper said politicians who seek to benefit personally from office should leave his caucus. Harper pledged to tighten the rules in the upper chamber.

Date: 2013-05-21
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I want to talk about some events that have transpired recently and I don't think any of you are going to be very surprised to hear that I'm not happy I'm very upset how about some conduct we have witnessed the conduct of some parliamentarians and the conduct of my own office >>