Brian Burston quits One Nation – and Hanson loses Senate balance of power

Party now has same influence as Centre Alliance and the crossbenchers who have formed a loose voting alliancePauline Hanson has officially lost her balance of power in the Senate, with her estranged New South Wales senator Brian Burston announcing that he has quit the party.Relations between Hanson and her former loyalist and longtime friend Burston began to sour, for the second time, earlier this year, when Hanson anointed Malcolm Roberts as her Queensland Senate pick but said Burston would have to reapply for his Senate position “like any other candidate”. Continue reading...

Read more...
Positive 0 LOL 0 Interesting 0 Sad 0 Revolting 0 Fake 0

See also

Dozens hurt in deadly Taiwan train derailment

At least 22 people have been killed and 171 others injured after a train derailed in Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan, according to an update from the country's transport ministry.

0 0

US to pull out of Russia nuclear pact

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.

0 0

Trump questions Saudi account of journalist's death

An increasingly vocal chorus of international voices is questioning the Saudi version of events that led to the death of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country's consulate in Istanbul almost three weeks ago.

0 0

Patriots' Gronkowski out vs. Bears

The New England Patriots have ruled out tight end Rob Gronkowski against the Chicago Bears because of ankle and back injuries.

0 0

Whoops, looks like something went wrong.