Did Harper give Wright a $16 K parting prezzie?

wtfEveryone everywhere  is now thoroughly familiar with, and sick  of, the unbelievable tale in which Steve Harper’s ex- chief of staff, Nigel Wright, made a present of $90,000 to senator Mike Duffy to cover  spurious housing expenses Duffy had bilked Canadian taxpayers out of.

Wright claims he gave Duffy the $90 K as a ‘gift’ to an old friend.

No one believes the tale  anymore than they believe Harper knew nothing about it.

Now there’s another question:  how much did it cost Canadians for the farewell gift Harper gave Wright  to encourage his resignation?

According to iPolitics, “his severance pay for leaving will be around $16,000,” says News 1130  going on:

“Harper won’t confirm the amount, but said Wright will only receive what is required under law – no more, no less.”

Wright worked for the Harper for two years,” says the story, adding “his salary was never made public.”

And  they used to call Mulroney Lyin’ Brian 😉

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