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Ross and John go head-to-head over the Herald Sun’s front page

Pressure is mounting on the Premier to sack one of his senior MPs after he was caught lying about trips to Syria.

Deputy president of the Legislative Council, Khalil Eideh, has admitted he took two recent trips to war-torn Syria, in April and July, despite previously telling the Herald Sun hadn’t been since Christmas last year.

But how serious is lying to a journalist.

It’s fair to say Ross and John have very difference perspectives, with Burnso adamant Mr Eideh has done little wrong.

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