Dave Tkachuk and Carolyn Stewart Olsen, have issued statements denying they knew anything about the backroom deal between Harper chief of staff, Nigel Wright, and the beleaguered Cavendish Cottager, Mike Duffy, to cover Duffy's Senate tab.
Tkachuk and Stewart Olsen deny that PMO deal had anything to do with their laundering of the Senate
"It was all a coincidence, ya see - a pure coincidence. Coulda happened to anybody, see."
CTV News reported that Tkachuk had a pact with Duffy whereby, if Duffy took Wright's handout and settled his Senate tab, the audit report would be less critical and questions about Duffy's residence problem would go away. What is this, The Sopranos?