Liberal MP denies mistaking identity during heated radio debate

Labor’s candidate for Reid, Sally Sitou has stated she is “disappointed” the seat’s member, Fiona Martin, denied complicated her with one other Asian-Australian political candidate.

The Liberal MP got here below hearth after a heated dialogue on 2GB earlier right now heard claims that Sitou was solely contesting the seat as a result of she’d missed out on operating within the citizens of Fowler.

“You found an opportunity and you couldn’t run in Fowler. Kristina Keneally kicked you out of Fowler too,” claimed Martin.

Reid MP Fiona Martin was involved in a heated debate with her Labor rival, Sally Sitou where she has been accused of confusing the Labor candidate with another Asian-Australian woman.
Reid MP Fiona Martin was concerned in a heated debate together with her Labor rival, Sally Sitou the place she has been accused of complicated the Labor candidate with one other Asian-Australian lady. (2GB)

However Sitou hit again by saying the MP was “just making things up”, as she has by no means been concerned in a pre-selection battle for Fowler.

“That’s how ridiculous this debate has gotten,” she stated.

“And I’m really sorry your listeners have had to listen to that.”

Labor officers have gone on to say they imagine Martin could have confused Sitou with Vietnamese-Australian lawyer Tu Le who misplaced preselection to Keneally in Fowler.

Sitou later addressed the difficulty on Twitter, demanding an apology, however Martin denied the accusation.

“Campaigns are stressful and she made a mistake,” Sitou tweeted.

“I’d just like her to apologise for mistaking me for a different person.”

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