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Image: SMH Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has slammed disgraced Labor Senator Sam Dastyari, saying he should have been sacked weeks ago. Dastyari resigned this morning following the exposure of his close ties to Chinese donors. Dastyari said his resignation would “spare the [Labor] party any further distraction”. The Senator also claimed he remained “a loyal, […]


The Outsider Mark Latham joins Michael McLaren following Sam Dastyari’s resignation from Parliament. Michael tells Mark the sun has set on Sam Dastayri’s career, but Mark believes Bill Shorten is flying under the radar. “He’s integral to the whole scandal. “Bill Shorten has been playing a game very similar to Sam Dastyari. “Bill Shorten hasn’t […]


Image: Wolter Peeters Fairfax, Audio: Sky News Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has quit federal politics. His resignation comes following countless revelations about his relationship with a Chinese businessmen linked to the communist party. Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop tells Deborah Knight the disgraced senator should have been sacked weeks ago. “He’s unfit to represent the Australian […]

12/12/2017 / 04:09

Experts on China say he must resign.

11/12/2017 / 10:08

Tony Abbott tells Ray Hadley Labor insiders are conspiring to force Senator Sam Dastyari to quit politics. The former Prime Minister believes the China affair is crippling Bill Shorten’s chances at taking the top job. “Shorten has got to man up on this. “One of the things that demonstrates you have what it takes to […]


Sam Dastyari’s relationship with China continues to deepen, with revelations he tried to stop Labor colleague Tanya Plibersek from meeting with a Chinese pro-democracy activist. The Labor senator is accused of repeatedly trying to warn Ms Plibersek that her meeting would upset figures within the Chinese community in Australia. Chris Smith talks with The Australian’s National Security […]


The Opposition Leader is taking aim.

08/12/2017 / 03:59

Ray Hadley speaks with The Australian’s Political Editor Dennis Shanahan about the advice he gave to Sam Dastayri in the lead up to his China scandal. “He sometimes texts me. “But when he was last in trouble I sent him a note and I simply said, ‘Look, I’ve been in strife before for doing the wrong thing. […]


Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says disgraced Labor Senator Sam Dastyari “has to go.” The Minister tells Ray Hadley the senator has failed to put Australia first and should be removed from the Parliament. “His time is up.  There’s no way he can be a Senator given his track record.” “He told this individual [Chinese donor […]

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