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Minister ‘deeply sorry’ to alleged rape victim after calling her a ‘lying cow’




Friday March 05, 2021

Embattled Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has apologised for calling alleged rape victim Brittany Higgins a “lying cow” after the threat of legal action.

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has come under fire over her handling of a rape complaint.

Former Liberal staffer Higgins alleges she was sexually assaulted by a fellow ministerial adviser in Reynolds’ office in 2019.

The minister on Friday apologised for last month calling her former employee a “lying cow” after being criticised for not offering enough support to Higgins at the time.

After lawyers…

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