National's lies getting ridiculous
"David Carter is lying when
he suggests I spent time in the debating chamber after
leaving today's meeting with West Coast logging interests,"
Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen said.
claims I spent the next hour in Parliament. I did not and
will be seeking a retraction from any news media
organisation which prints his claim.
"I went directly
from the meeting the taxi I had waiting to take me to the
airport for a flight to Auckland," Dr Cullen said.
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