Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Some of What Mike Duffy Said in His Own Defence on the Witness Stand Tuesday

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Some of What Mike Duffy Said in His Own Defence on the Witness Stand Tuesday

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Quotes from Mike Duffy's testimony

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OTTAWA - Some quotes from Sen. Mike Duffy's first day of testimony in his own fraud, breach of trust and bribery trial:

On his years as a cub reporter: "I wasn't a particularly great writer, and I wasn't particularly talented, but I could see what people wanted was output, so I tried to minimize the goofing off during business hours and maximize the throughput."

On covering his first political conventions: "I realized that while it was a spectacle, it was spectacle that mattered because it allowed for the debate and discussion of ideas, and at the end of the day it would affect how every single Canadian lived their lives."

On the breakup of his first marriage: "I lost my kids, they moved away, eventually as far as B. …

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