Saturday , May 15 2021

Mark Latham will reportedly join Pauline Hanson's One Nation party



MARK Latham has indicated he will be joining Pauline Hanson's One Nation party, saying an announcement would be made "soon".

The former Labor leader was asked about rumors of his One Nation move on I am Fordham's 2GB program this afternoon.

He told Fordham to "watch this space" and said "you're on the right path, you're amazingly close".

When asked how far away the announcement was, he said: "Soon."

The Daily Telegraph is reporting Mr Latham will announce the move on Alan Jones' 2GB program tomorrow morning.

Senator Hanson had previously denied Mr Latham that he would be a candidate for One Nation at the next federal election after the Liberal Democratic Party in September. He joined the party in May last year.

Mr Latham was previously a leader of the Labor Party from December 2003 until January 2005. Since leaving politics he has been a controversial political commentator and was sacked from the Sky News program Outsiders after he made insulting comments about a fellow presenter.

He also resigned from the Australian Financial Review Catherine McGregor is a member of the Australian Defense Force.

He is being sued for defamation by ABC journalist and ex-political editor of the pop culture website Junkee, Osman Faruqi, over comments Mr Latham on made in his video program, The Rise of Anti-White Racism and Terrorist Plots Australia.


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