“Phelps has done Morrison a huge favour; she has exposed Shorten & Labor on central issue of border protection. If not for Phelps, Liberal strategists would now be wondering how they could convince voters that border protection was still a relevant issue.” https://t.co/SifeAJKsjv
Re claims that Greens leader Richard Di Natale ever left the negotiation table
Am told Adam Bandt was sitting in Bill Shorten's office happily still negotiating when Di Natale was holding press conferences suggesting Greens could walk away.
Greens Leader Richard Di Natale tells @SkyNewsAust Labor's amendments to the crossbench medical transfers bill would "make the situation worse".
If that's the Greens' position, then it's looking very unlikely that the bill will pass. #auspol
How two doctors exposed Bill https://t.co/SifeAJKsjv
Because of the Apparent unconstitutionality of the Bill and the resultant too clever by half mess Labor, Greens and Indies have created for themselves this is guaranteed to fester and haunt Labor right through to the election.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale has urged Parliament to push ahead with the vote on the medivac legislation. “We can vote on this today,” he said. “I would be extremely disappointed if this... https://t.co/nGTRP05gaO
Kill Bill, the unwholesome spectacle of politicians ducking and weaving while we mistreat people in one of the nasty places on the planet. Not that Kenny gives a flying rat's arse:
Richard Di Natale tells @PatsKarvelas on ABC, Labor's original amendments did not have a time limit on assessment. He said the Greens major sticking point was lawyers advice that original amendments "would have handed more power to Peter Dutton". #auspol