Crossbencher doubles down on controversial maiden speech as Josh Frydenberg concedes the government doesn’t have the numbers in the Senate to pass its energy policy if Labor says no. All the days events, live
David Leyonhjelm gave his views this morning:
It is an over reaction to a term which has multiple meanings. Nobody owns the term “final solution.” There was plenty in the speech with which I disagreed. I don’t agree with him on banning Muslim immigration. I don’t agree on reinstating the White Australian Policy. And he does. And I don’t agree on having a government bank to lend money to farmers who will simply lose the money. There are many, many things in his speech which I don’t agree with, I don’t share his views.”
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Fraser Anning was questioned as he walked through the press gallery this morning:
Reporter: Senator, is there anything you want to say to the Jewish community this morning, when you spoke that language last night?