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Deputy Labor Leader confident in Albo victory at next election

The Deputy Labor Leader is confident Anthony Albanese will win the next election despite also predicting a victory for Bill Shorten.

Ben Fordham was surprised at the speed at which Deputy Labor Leader Richard Marles picked the new Labor Leader as the winner of the next election.

“Then again you thought Bill Shorten was going to win,” Ben challenges.

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The Opposition has been criticised for not supporting the government’s $158 billion income tax cut in full.

Ben Fordham has questioned whether Labor understands the Australian people voted for the Coalition’s policies and not Labor’s.

“If you’re really recognising what happened at the election you recognise the policy that they took to the election… and quite frankly it doesn’t matter what it involves. The people voted for the other mob, not you.”

But Deputy Labor Leader Richard Marles defends their position.

“What happened on the 18th of May was a big and difficult moment for us.

“We completely understand… that what we put before the Australian people was rejected.”

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