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Nigel Wright: ‘I … remain confident that my actions were lawful’

A new court filing offers a new account of what happened

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As CP reports, new documents from the RCMP allege Nigel Wright, the Prime Minister’s former chief of staff, broke the law when he paid Mike Duffy $90,000 to repay Mr. Duffy’s expenses.

Nigel Wright’s lawyer passes along the following statement from Mr. Wright.

“My intention was always to secure repayment of funds owed to taxpayers.  I acted within the scope of my duties and remain confident that my actions were lawful.  I have no further comment at this time.”