US president calls Australian prime minister ‘that fella down under’ at press conference for new trilateral security partnership
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Scott Morrison has been called many things, but “that fella down under” may be the one that stays with the Australian prime minister the longest.
The blunder came as the US president, Joe Biden, announced a trilateral security partnership with Britain and Australia, called Aukus. It will see the US share nuclear technology that will help Australia create a multibillion-dollar fleet of nuclear-powered submarines.