Fiona Martin apologises to Penny Wong for Tu Le combine up
Liberal Occasion MP Fiona Martin has addressed an embarrassing gaffe throughout a radio interview, during which she combined up her Labor opponent Sally Sitou with different Asian Australian Tu Le. Martin mentioned it was merely a slip of the tongue and confirmed she had referred to as Penny Wong instantly after the interview to apologise.
“Issues acquired slightly heated within the 2GB interview with Penny earlier right now, and I one level I did mistakenly counsel she had been a candidate in Fowler,” Martin mentioned.
“Penny left as quickly because the interview had completed so I didn’t get an opportunity to apologise in particular person, however I did give her a name later and she or he mentioned she didn’t know what I used to be speaking about”.
Martin is preventing to carry the Western Sydney citizens of Reid, which based on Martin has a big Asian inhabitants of no less than three completely different individuals.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has defended his MP, saying he himself solely knew of the Labor candidate because of her look on season six of MasterChef.
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