‘She’s doing a great job’: Hospitalised Reynolds to keep Defence ministry, PM insists
Prime Minister Scott Morrison insists Linda Reynolds will return to work as Australia’s Defence Minister despite mounting pressure to demote her for her handling of Brittany Higgins’s rape allegations.
- Linda Reynolds remains in hospital after more than a week of scrutiny
- Scott Morrison says she will remain in hospital under observation
- Brittany Higgins formally lodged a sexual assault complaint on Wednesday
Senator Reynolds remains in hospital, where she was admitted at her cardiologist’s urging out of an abundance of caution for a pre-existing condition on Wednesday morning.
“She’s doing a great job, and I have great confidence in the work that she’s doing,” Mr Morrison told reporters on Thursday morning.
Senator Reynolds has been under sustained pressure for more than a week,…