Saturday 16 December 2017

Kenny's ham-fisted effort to clarify comments just muddies the water

Enda Kenny
Enda Kenny
Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

The Taoiseach has attempted to clear up the mess he created by claiming this country did not hike valued added tax, income tax and pay related social insurance during the bailout.

But his rather ham-fisted explanation has only served to muddy the waters.

Controversy has raged since Enda Kenny said in Brussels that income taxes and valued added tax (VAT) were not increased during the bailout by the Troika.

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