The Canadian Press

2015-08-17 | Duffy Trial

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There were more tense exchanges today between the prime minister's former chief of staff and the lawyer for Mike Duffy at the senator's fraud, breach of trust and bribery trial in Ottawa. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says a lot of questions have been raised about why so many people in the prime minister's office were prepared to do one thing, and tell the public something else, about the payback of Duffy's expenses. (Duffy has pleaded not guilty to 31 charges including bribery, breach of trust and fraud.)

Date: 2015-08-17
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Stephen Harper's former Chief of Staff Nigel Wright testified today that he didn't think he was lying to the prime minister or the public when he told Harper that Mike Duffy was going to pay back $90,000 in expenses but didn't tell him that someone else was actually going to pay several times during testimony right said he didn't think it was relevant to what he and others in the p.m. over trying to do which was to make a political embarrassment go away >>


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