On Tuesday, Duffy had the opportunity to address his colleagues ahead of a vote on a Conservative Party motion to have him suspended from the Senate, without pay, for gross negligence in relation to misuse of his Parliamentary budget.
During his dramatic defence, the former broadcaster said that LeBreton told him it was okay to claim a Senate living allowance.
He also alleged that the PMO concocted the plan to have Nigel Wright — the prime minister's former chief of staff — give him money to repay expense claims and forced him to cooperate under threat of expulsion.
During Sen. LeBreton's rebuttal in the Senate on Thursday, she made no secret that she's not a big fan of her former caucus colleague.
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