Ten moments that defined federal politics in 2017

By Judith Ireland
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:34pm, first published December 22 2017 - 1:21pm

1) Trump versus Turnbull

When Malcolm Turnbull picked up the phone in January to kick off Australia's relationship with new US President Donald Trump, he would have been expecting lots of friendliness. Unfortunately, Turnbull mentioned a deal Australia had made with the Obama administration for the US to resettle 1250 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru.

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