Scott Morrison apologises for offence caused by saying he was ‘blessed’ to have children without disability

PM says sorry for remark during leaders’ debate after claiming that opponents ‘twisted’ his words

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Scott Morrison has “deeply apologised” for offence caused by saying he was “blessed” to have two daughters without disability, despite claiming his opponents had “twisted” his words.

The comment in Wednesday’s leaders’ town hall to a woman with an autistic son whose NDIS care package had been cut was a low point for the prime minister in a debate narrowly won by Anthony Albanese.

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