Archives for July 2020 | Josie Pagani



Has Parliament become distracted from the big issues?

Josie discusses with Jack Tame and Heather du Plessis-Allan on The Huddle.

Policy over pointscoring

After another National MP is forced out, Josie told TVNZ's Breakfast:

This election has to be about ideas, it has to be about policies, it has to be about what the hell we are going to do as New Zealanders in these absolutely unprecedented times. And I think people will just get really frustrated if we keep doing this horse race, blood sport, American-type he-said-she-said, who won in question time - no one cares.

Watch the interview and read the story here.

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Todd Muller's resignation

Josie told Newshub that one mistake Todd Muller made as National leader was saying he had a plan when he didn't.

The five-point economic plan he outlined was too similar to Labour's five-point economic plan. "Honestly you could mix and match those two plans and you wouldn't know the difference between them," she said.

Watch Josie on Newshub here.

The Huddle: Privacy breach

National MP has to go after privacy breach.

"Not only is it a mess, but it's embarrassed the National Party when in fact they were setting out to embarrass the Government," Josie says.

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