Senator Mike Duffy leaving a meeting on Parliament Hill last weekWhat does Senator Mike Duffy have to say about the ongoing Senate expense scandal that has dominated the headlines over the past several days?
We will soon find out.
Mike Duffy's wife told CTV News Ottawa correspondent Daniel Hamamdjian that Duffy will release a statement later today.
"[She] says he's already been tried in the media, now guilty until proven innocent," Hamamdjian wrote in a tweet.
Duffy resigned from the Conservative caucus last Thursday after the Prime Minister's Office admitted that Nigel Wright, Stephen Harper's chief of staff, personally funded Duffy’s repayment of more than $90,000 in improperly-claimed living expenses. There are also reports suggesting that Duffy earned senate allowances while campaigning for the Tories in the 2011 election.
In addition to being "tried in the media," Duffy is being attacked by his former colleagues.
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