You know when John Key pastes Andrew Little in the house, the story is well down the hour and they lead with something else…like Leicester City winning the Premier League wogball.
They still rolled out Patrick Gower to try to shock horror his way though a pretty lame attempt by Little and James Shaw to continue the smear.
Prime Minister John Key has denied in parliament that he had anything to do with IRD’s decision not to review foreign trust rules.
Mr Key faced a grilling at question time today over an issue that’s been festering since early last week when it was revealed his personal lawyer, Ken Whitney, used his name when he lobbied against tightening the rules.
Mr Little asked Mr Key about people close to him receiving “special treatment” and Mr Key denied that.
He said Mr Whitney and a group of trust lawyers met Mr McClay to discuss their concerns, which was standard procedure.
“They didn’t get special treatment. They were entitled to raise their concerns,” he said. Read more »