|Jean Chretien Retrospective Gallery|
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|HAMILTON - ONTARIO - CANADA|
|February 10, 2005|
|In contrast to the lively and sometimes comic testimony of Jean Chretien earlier in the week during the Sponsorship Inquiry, Prime Minister Paul Martin's answers were often tedious and technical.
Chretien had tried to draw Martin into the sponsorship web by saying he had signed off each year on $50 million in funding to promote national unity. Martin acknowledged that he set budgets, but said that's where his job ended - it was up to others to ensure money was well spent.