Australian Conservatives senator says he was warned that criticising donations made to Sam Dastyari could backfire

Cory Bernardi was warned by a senior Liberal that his criticism of Labor senator Sam Dastyari’s donations from Chinese government linked individuals might affect the Liberal party, given “we receive money from them too”.

Bernardi’s allegations followed fallout from Four Corners-Fairfax revelations about the influence of foreign political donations, particularly from two donors with close ties to the Chinese government.

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