Fur flies between MPs, Senators as AG’s Upper Chamber audit rages on
Senators may be undergoing the toughest-ever spending probe in the Senate’s history, but MPs say over on the House side they don’t need to be audited by Canada’s auditor general, causing a war of words between the two Houses over the sensitive issue.
Liberal Senator Percy Downe, left, and NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen. Sen. Downe says the House should also be regularly audited by the AG, but Mr. Cullen says the Senator is trying to deflect attention away from the Senate. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright