Tuesday 23 January 2018

John Drennan: Cowen fury as FF TD attacks record


Taoiseach Brian Cowen is believed to be furious in the wake of an attack on his performance as Minister for Finance by his Laois-Offaly Fianna Fail colleague Sean Fleming TD.

Writing in a constituency newsletter, Mr Fleming rapped Mr Cowen on the knuckles for his performance as Minister for Finance and his failure to deal with the approaching fiscal crisis.

Though he has been linked with the Micheal Martin leadership faction, within FF, Mr Fleming, who was a highly respected chairman of the Finance Committee, is not seen as being a natural rebel.

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