Eighth Australian lawmaker falls in citizenship crisis | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian senator announced plans to resign on Tuesday, the eighth lawmaker to become embroiled in a citizenship crisis that has already cost Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s government its majority in parliament. Jacqui Lambie, an independent senator for the island state of Tasmania, confirmed that she is a dual UK citizen and that she will officially resign from parliament later on Tuesday. Seven other lawmakers have already been forcibly ejected from parliament or have voluntarily resigned in recent weeks because they were found to be dual citizens,...

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