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3Novices:Jacqui Lambie becomes eighth Australian lawmaker to resign over dual citizenship

A constitutional crisis roiling Australian politics claimed a new victim on Tuesday with the resignation of the eighth lawmaker to be felled by a once-obscure rule barring dual citizens from federal office.
The departure of Jacqui Lambie, a colourful independent senator from Tasmania, came after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s centre-right government lost its grip on parliament as MPs were toppled by the citizenship issue.
Lambie announced her resignation in a tearful speech, telling…
November 14, 2017 at 01:47PM http://ift.tt/2yBwpmQ
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