Minister's response to revelations over donations-in-kind has been fumbled so far

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Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe is struggling to draw a line under controversy over donations-in-kind made toward his reelection efforts in 2016 by businessman Michael Stone.

You can read about the details of what has been alleged and how Mr Donohoe has responded here.

On today’s podcast Harry McGee and Pat Leahy look at just how bad this is for Mr Donohoe.

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