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Someone has lied to the Senate's legal and constitutional affairs estimates committee this week: either the most senior police officers in the country, or Michaelia Cash.
While giving testimony on 2017's AWU raid scandal, Cash seemed to have one brief: 'don't give them a headline'.
Two ministers refused to properly cooperate with an Australian Federal Police investigation, with indications that evidence was destroyed in the case. Where's the media outrage?
Crikey readers have a few things to say about the likelihood of Michaelia Cash being prosecuted.
A failure by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to put Michaelia Cash's staff on trial in relation to the AWU raids would send a grave signal about the independence of that office.
Once again Michaelia Cash is in hiding as the Federal Court issues a subpoena for her in the AWU case.
The PM is heading towards 30 failed opinion polls, so he'd better start squaring up for the inevitable midnight visit from the ghost of Abbott, writes Senator Derryn Hinch.
The government decided to make Bill Shorten's "character" its target this week. Not unexpectedly, it blew up in its face.