Australian PM brushes aside talk of reshuffle after controversies, rallies

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison brushed aside on Thursday speculation of a ministerial reshuffle as he tries to reset the political narrative after a damaging controversy over his government’s treatment of and attitude towards women. Numerous media outlets reported that Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Attorney-general Christian Porter, who are both on sick leave, were likely to lose their Cabinet positions despite Morrison’s previous strong backing of them. Morrison declined to comment on the media reports. “All I can say is that when I make decisions on these…

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