Jacqui Lambie moves to oust Senate replacement Steve Martin amid accusations of betrayal

Devonport Mayor Steve Martin and Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie.

Jacqui Lambie has told her Senate replacement Steve Martin he is being dumped from her party for breaching the values of “mateship, respect and integrity”.

Key points
The High Court cleared Steve Martin to replace Jacqui Lambie in Senate
Alderman Martin says he found out Ms Lambie had expelled him from her party via the ABC
Ms Lambie says she does not believe Alderman Martin has been “honest or upfront” with her

The Tasmanian senator-elect said he had Ms Lambie’s blessing to take her seat and he was surprised to learn via the ABC that she had expelled him.

Alderman Martin said he had been out to dinner with his family and not heard about the decision by the Jacqui Lambie Network (JLN).

via Jacqui Lambie moves to oust Senate replacement Steve Martin amid accusations of betrayal – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)