Friday 20 May 2022 08:31 AM Prime Minister Scott Morrison clashes with reporters on final day of election ... trends now
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has had his final fiery election campaign clash with journos, accusing one of being a 'bulldozer' and telling another to stop 'putting words in my mouth'.
Guardian journalist Paul Karp bore down on Mr Morrison at a press conference in Perth on Friday, accusing the PM of not taking seriously his pledge to be less of a bulldozer.
Mr Morrison last week acknowledged his 'bulldozer'-style had alienated colleagues and voters, suggesting Australians would see a change of 'gears' if he was re-elected.
Scott Morrison calls out a reporter for doing his own bulldozing, while defending the integrity of his National Security Committee when quizzed on the recent South Pacific security leak
Guardian journalist Paul Karp (pictured) digs into Scott Morrison about his continuing bulldozing
Mr Karp asked Mr Morrison how voters could trust him when he had not shown evidence of softening in his style, leading to the curt exchanges.
'How can Australians trust this last minute conversion when you have reneged on it in less than a week, and there's been no changes of policy or