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Liberals face more pressure over Gladys Liu – politics live

Liberals face more pressure over Gladys Liu – politics live



The member for Chisholm’s ties to China have emerged as an unwelcome distraction for the government. Follow the day’s events, live 12.17am BST Greg Hunt has been asked about Gladys Liu as he was leaving an event this morning:I am very uncomfortable with the way that some people have focused on her Chinese heritage, the fact that she has an accent, I think Senator Payne set that out and I agree with Senator Payne’s concerns about the characterisation. I have a deep discomfort at the way that some have focused on her Chinese heritage. 12.10am BST I’ve just had a look through some of the comments. I’m just going to say it again. Think about what you are posting. I don’t want to see those “jokes”. Be better. Continue reading…



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Author : Amy Remeikis

Publish date : 2019-09-11 23:17:36

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