Tim Wilson rejects claims he seriously predicted a Labor election victory
Liberal MP Tim Wilson has hit back at suggestions he seriously predicted a Labor victory at the next federal election.
Mr Wilson, the member for Goldstein, was recorded saying he could ‘see a scenario’ where there was a Labor Government with One Nation having the balance of power in the Senate while speaking at a marriage equality forum.
But Mr Wilson told Tom Elliott he was trying to make a hypothetical point while responding to a question from the audience.
‘I think we’re going to storm home to victory and smash apart Bill Shorten,’ he told 3AW Drive.
‘I think there’s been a deliberate and unfortunate misrepresentation of my remarks.’
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