Fiery moment Bill Shorten gets into slanging match with journalist over ...

'Why can't you answer the question?' Fiery moment Bill Shorten gets into a slanging match with journalist over Labor's plans to fight climate change Mr Shorten was speaking to reporters in South Australia on Tuesday afternoon Channel 10 journalist Jonathan Lea asked about the emission reduction target Lea asked Mr Shorten repeatedly to expand on policy and impact to economy  During tense exchange, Mr Shorten refused to answer questions from Lea 

By Ben Hill For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:46 BST, 16 April 2019 | Updated: 06:46 BST, 16 April 2019

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Bill Shorten has had a tense exchange with a reporter on the campaign trail who asked him about Labor's emission reduction target.

Mr Shorten was speaking to reporters in Bedford Park, South Australia on Tuesday when Channel 10 journalist Jonathan Lea asked him about the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

'When can voters expect to learn more about Labor's emission reduction target, how you're going to get there and the cost to the economy?' Lea asked.

Lea said Mr Shorten's reply to Prime Minister Scott Morrison's budget was 'focused exclusively on health', a claim Mr Shorten took exception to.

'First of all I haven't spoken exclusively about health... I don't

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