Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern continues to maintain she was unaware of sexual assault allegations against a Labour Party staffer until this week.
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Ardern says she sought information about sexual assault allegations following the media coverage five weeks ago, but was told by the party that no such claims had been disclosed.
"In seeking those assurances, I was advised that that had not been the case."
"After the Christchurch shootings, credibility - nine [out of 10]. Today, five - and falling," said Trotter - a left-leaning commentator - on Thursday.
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