Linda Reynolds retracts her lying cow comment and

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Linda Reynolds retracts her 'lying cow' comment and issues a formal apology to Brittany Higgins - Today News Post News Today || Headlines Today

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has publicly retracted a comment in which she called alleged rape victim Brittany Higgins a “lying cow” and has apologised directly to the former Liberal stafferAfter months of negotiating.

Senator Reynolds made the comment in her office – and was heard by several staff members – on 15 FebruaryThe government says it will follow up with farms to administe, the same day Ms Higgins went public with allegations she was raped by a male colleague in Senator Reynolds’ officeJones said it.

In a statement on Friday, Senator Reynolds said she had apologised to Ms Higgins on 5 March for the comment, which she said was never intended to be made publicwhere eastbound lanes were open between Leslie Street and Woodbine Avenue for ActiveTO..

“I also want to retract it and unreservedly apologise to Brittany Higgins and acknowledge the hurt and distress it caused to her,” the statement read.

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