The Federal Court has ordered the government to pay $200,000 each to former Liberal prime minister Jean Chrétien and his late chief of staff – compensation for some of the legal costs they racked up fighting the findings of an inquiry into the sponsorship scandal.Chretien helped his friends steal millions from taxpayers - and in his own right, already has wealth well beyond what most people will see in their lifetime. Nonetheless, he took it upon himself to screw taxpayers for another $200,000. What an utterly shameful move.
Thursday, 22 December 2011
Taxpayers ordered to pay $400k to Chretien, Chief of Staff
From the Globe and Mail, taxpayers are now on the hook for Jean Chretien's legal costs from his fight against the sponsorship scandal: