Senate scandal update: compare QP clips to PMO emails
Senate scandal update: compare QP clips to PMO emails
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Senate scandal update: compare QP clips to PMO emails

Court documents released this week must make Stephen Harper wish he could go back to the days when Question Period wasn’t televised.   The RCMP’s 80-page document confirm Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright and Harper’s Senate appointee Mike Duffy are being investigated for bribery, frauds on the government and breach of trust. The […]

November 22, 2013
Court documents released this week must make Stephen Harper wish he could go back to the days when Question Period wasn’t televised.
 
The RCMP’s 80-page document confirm Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright and Harper’s Senate appointee Mike Duffy are being investigated for bribery, frauds on the government and breach of trust.

The allegations are based, in part, on emails from senior staffers in the Prime Minister’s Office, showing “considerable communication” among PMO staffers about the repaying of Mike Duffy’s disputed expenses and lots of chatter between PMO staff and key senators about the Duffy audit, the document states.

This would be a good time to compare and contrast answers in Question Period to information in the court document.

 

 

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Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer
Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer

Stephen Harper and the clear, simple, straightforward answer

If you’re not “very clear” on the ever-changing Senate scandal story from the Conservatives, you can be forgiven. Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright “acted alone,” the Prime Minister told us, then “very few” knew of the scheme. Now, as new RCMP documents reveal, at least a dozen people, including more than a few […]

November 21, 2013

If you’re not very clear” on the ever-changing Senate scandal story from the Conservatives, you can be forgiven. Stephen Harper’s former chief of staff Nigel Wright “acted alone,” the Prime Minister told us, then “very few” knew of the scheme.

Now, as new RCMP documents reveal, at least a dozen people, including more than a few in Stephen Harper’s own office, were intimately involved in working out the repayment of Mike Duffy’s…