Sen. Mike Duffy is going to find his Senate paycheque will soon be a little lighter. The Senate is going to start clawing back Duffy's salary after the Prince Edward Island senator refused to repay almost $17,000 in disputed expense claims before Saturday's deadline.
The latest in the saga of Sen. Mike Duffy and his Senate expenses appears ready to end with the upper chamber poised to claw back almost $17,000 in disputed expense claims that Duffy says were perfectly legitimate.
Senator Mike Duffy is once again clocking time toward his retirement after the Senate passed a motion Tuesday to reinstate the accrual of Duffy’s pension benefits, retroactive to the date of his acquittal on all charges.
You only get one chance to make a good first impression. And if that impression turns sour, there’s perhaps one shot at redemption. Mike Duffy blew the first impression and is giving redemption a pass, according to CTV Power Play Host Don Martin.
Sen. Mike Duffy refused to answer any questions Monday as he returned to Parliament Hill, including whether he will seek reimbursement for an estimated $250,000 of wages he missed during his two-and-a-half-year suspension.
The chair of the Senate Internal Economy committee says there’s likely not 'much of an appetite' among members of the upper chamber to entertain the idea of reimbursing Sen. Mike Duffy for $250,000 in salary he lost during his suspension.