The Canadian Press

2014-04-15 | Senate-Expenses-Wright

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RCMP said Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, wouldn't face criminal charges in connection with the Senate expenses scandal. Canadian Press reporter Murray Brewster said Wright resigned after it was disclosed he wrote a personal cheque for 90-thousand dollars to Mike Duffy to allow the disgraced former Conservative senator to repay disallowed housing expenses.

Date: 2014-04-15
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Nigel Wright resigned as Stephen Harper's right hand man after it was disclosed he wrote a personal check for ninety thousand dollars to Mike Duffy to allow the disgraced former conservative senator to repay disallowed housing expenses investigators now say the evidence gathered does not support criminal charges against right in February former liberal senator Mack carbon former conservative senator Patrick Brazo were charged with one count each of fraud and breach of trust the bounds continue to investigate expense claims by both Duffy and former conservative center Pamela Wallin Murray Brewster the Canadian press all >>

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