The Canadian Press

2015-08-12 | Duffy Trial

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Nigel Wright, Stephen Harper's former chief of staff and the man who provided Mike Duffy with 90-thousand dollars to repay his disallowed expenses, takes the witness stand today at the embattled senator's trial. And Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says the prime minister will be distancing himself, both politically and geographically, from the testimony. (Duffy faces charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust in connection with his living and travel expenses. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.)

Date: 2015-08-12
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the conservative party leader is expected to be in Northern Canada this week as his former Chief of Staff takes the stand and his critics in particular NDP leader Tom mulcair have accused him of trying to escape the media scrutiny that come with the trial but considering the fact he has journalist traveling with him on the campaign Trail Hopper will face questions about what was happening inside the pmo as the Senate expense Scandal was unfolding >>