The Canadian Press

2015-06-05 | Senate Expenses

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The government is saying little in the wake of the latest revelations in the Senate expense scandal. In the House of Commons today, Conservative parliamentary secretary Paul Callandra sidestepped Opposition questions over whether Prime Minister Stephen Harper knew the Senate speaker that he recently appointed was implicated in an audit that's about to be tabled in the upper chamber. (Multiple sources say that, among nine senator files being sent to the RCMP, are two sitting and seven retired Senators. The details behind the expense claims have yet to be made public.)

Date: 2015-06-05
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << speaker obviously any views of taxpayer dollars is completely unacceptable that it was a course the Senate that invited the auditor-general in to review all of their expenses we understand that they've received the report Mister speaker and the Sun is responsible to respond to that >>


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