The Canadian Press

2015-06-09 | Senate Expenses

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Canada's auditor general has laid bare the Senate's expense-account excesses in a scathing 116-page report. In it, Michael Ferguson calls for independent oversight to teach the upper chamber some respect for the public purse. But New Democrat MP Charlie Angus says he'd also like to hear an apology. (Ferguson's report details a litany of expense claims that suggest a number of senators were oblivious to the costs they were racking up, or were otherwise cavalier in how they spent taxpayer dollars.)

Date: 2015-06-09
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I've yet to hear anyone say I'm sorry I've yet to hear anyone in the Senate say yes this is a this is an embarrassment and we need to transform ourselves what I'm hearing is spin damage control and blame the other guy and just plain whining >>