Finance Minister Mathias Cormann (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

It became apparent during 2018's prime ministerial coup that Peter Dutton’s best mate Mathias Cormann couldn’t count.

Yesterday, the finance minister and Coalition Senate leader also proved that he’s a duck-and-weave merchant of the highest order when it comes to political donations.

Greens deputy leader Larissa Waters asked Cormann the following straight-forward question in the Senate: