What on earth is this?
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters provided consular assistance to one of the “Bad Boys of Brexit” a month before he “scoffed” at claims they had been dispatched to New Zealand to help with NZ First’s campaign.
He is being accused by National of “using his ministerial influence and taxpayer-funded staff to help ease the way” for Aaron Banks to travel.
But Peters denied this, saying providing consular assistance was part of his role as Foreign Affairs Minister.
Wait, wait, wait.
Let’s just get this completely straight.
Winston Peters, in his role as the Foreign Affairs Minister, helped the PR Spin Dr his Party has hired gain access in and out of the South Pacific?
The email chain shows the Spin Dr gained access to Australia before he contacted him but was that a case of due process or a private phone call?
If the threshold for undue influence is Ceasar’s wife must be beyond suspicion then his bloody Spin Dr must be spotless!
This smells bad!
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