Bill Shorten warned against backdown …

“The independent MPs behind the push to move refugees off Nauru and Manus Island for medical treatment have demanded Labor hold the line in supporting the proposed law as Bill Shorten ponders a politically safe compromise. Kerryn Phelps, the ‘independent’ MP for Wentworth, said it would be ‘enormously disappointing’ if the opposition backed down, while independent senator Tim Storer said voters might wonder what Labor stood for”.

Source: SMH

Comment: Phelps can join the majority of Australians who dislike his attempts to start a class war, his duplicity, his racism and his temper tantrums.


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