Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Caught On Tape

"No offer was made--that means no offer was made." -- Paul Martin.

Prime Minister Paul Martin knew about negotiations with Conservative MP Gurmant Grewal ahead of a crucial budget vote, CTV News has learned.

Transcripts of Grewal's taped conversations show Martin was ready to talk to Grewal about defecting and to offer him a government post within two weeks of the vote, CTV's Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife reported

"This is the operative statement. The others are inoperative." -- Ron Ziegler.

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