What Nigel Wright actually said about what Nigel Wright says he did - Macleans.ca

What Nigel Wright actually said about what Nigel Wright says he did

The government tries to claim the chief of staff acted alone

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James Moore, Thursday.

Because of that and because of Mr. Wright’s statement that he had acted alone and that he was stepping down, the Prime Minister accepted his resignation.

Nigel Wright says that he acted solely.

Mr. Speaker, as Mr. Wright himself clearly indicated in the statement he made following his resignation, he acted alone.

Mr. Speaker, Nigel Wright was the only one involved. That is what he said in his statement and that is why he resigned.

James Moore, today.

Mr. Speaker, Nigel Wright made it clear in his statements to the public when he resigned as chief of staff that he acted alone.

Mr. Speaker, as has been made clear in Nigel Wright’s statement when he resigned as chief of staff to the Prime Minister, he acted alone.

Mr. Speaker, again, Nigel Wright said that he acted alone…

Here is Nigel Wright’s statement of May 19. In that statement, Mr. Wright said he accepted “sole responsibility” and that he “did not advise the Prime Minister of the means by which Sen. Duffy’s expenses were repaid, either before or after the fact.” Mr. Wright does not say in that statement that no one else was involved or consulted (or aware of) what he was doing.