Political Columnist, National Post
fullcomment.nationalpost.com — The wave of incredulity that has greeted the Prime Minister's version of events surrounding the Duffy affair suggests trouble ahead for Conservative hopes of re-election. Stephen Harper said he is sorry but that he didn't know his chief of staff wrote a cheque for $90,000 to cover Senator Mike Duffy's improperly claimed expenses.
fullcomment.nationalpost.com — It was more mea than culpa but Stephen Harper finally expressed some contrition for the scandal that has engulfed his government. Speaking in Lima, Peru, Mr. Harper said Wednesday he is "very sorry this has occurred ... I'm sorry, I've been through the range of emotions, I'm frustrated and I'm extremely angry about it," he said.
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