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View from The Hill: Hastie and Turnbull – what you don’t know, you can’t stop

There’s one logical reason why ambitious young Liberal backbencher Andrew Hastie didn’t tell Malcolm Turnbull he was about to drop a bombshell, with a parliamentary speech accusing a Chinese-Australian figure of involvement in the bribery of a…

  • Michelle Grattan
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If he had forewarned Turnbull, Hastie – who is head of the parliamentary joint committee on intelligence and security – would have been firmly ordered to button his lips.

Konc 4dRemember, Turnbull was angry when a backbencher defiantly produced a…

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