The Canadian Press

2015-08-14 | FedElxn Harper

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper is defending his current chief of staff Ray Novak whose name has arisen in the Mike Duffy criminal trial. Emails entered into evidence at the trial show Novak was explicitly made aware that his predecessor Nigel Wright intended to pay the 90-thousand dollars in Duffy's questioned expenses. Harper insisted the vast majority of the caucus and staff believed Duffy had paid back his own expenses. (He described Novak as a "subordinate" of Wright and not responsible Wright's actions.)

Date: 2015-08-14
Placeline: HAY RIVER, N-Y-T.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << mr. Duffy said that on National Television he had borrowed money from the bank etcetera that is what we all understood to be the truth that is what the vast majority of that's not what I'm only the entire caucus thought and I thought that is what the vast majority of our staff also I believe was the case >>