The outspoken Tasmanian senator on Wednesday declared: "I'm not backing down". "I don't see why I would offer an apology when I'm actually speaking about the Chinese communist regime and not the Chinese people," she told ABC Radio. "I'm very grateful to the Chinese people and having them as trading partners and I certainly know my Tasmania is.
However, she would not offer a similar apology for her China invasion warning, in which she said Australia needed to double the size of it military to "stop our grandchildren from becoming slaves to an aggressive, anti-democratic totalitarian foreign power".
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