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Labor will have coalition government with the Greens if that's what it takes to cling to power

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Asked today whether Labor would enter into a coalition with the Greens after the election, James Merlino said “absolutely no, we're about forming a majority government.”

When James Merlino avoids the question and says “we are about forming a majority government”, you know what he’s really saying is that Labor are keeping the door open.

You bet they would, if that's what it took to cling on to power after losing seats like Brunswick, Footscray and Richmond to the Greens.

He also knows that a broken promise or two means nothing to Daniel Andrews.