Australian lawmaker's online bullying leave Morrison fighting political fires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, already under fire over his handling of rape accusations in the ruling party, reprimanded one of his lawmakers on Saturday for downplaying an apology for bullying two women constituents. Morrison ordered Andrew Laming to do an empathy course, and change his behaviour, after he posted frivolous comments on Facebook that raised doubts about the sincerity of his apology. If Morrison expelled Laming, his ruling coalition would be reduced to a minority government. Laming had apologised on Thursday for online abuse of two women over severa…

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