Minister Brown's move amounted to an attack on Parliament - Karima Brown

The African National Congress caucus came to the defense of the evidence leader in the probe into Eskom by Parliament’s Public Enterprises committee on Wednesday.

The ANC's chief whip rallied behind Ntuthuzelo Vanara in the face of complaints from the Public Enterprises Ministry.

The Public Enterprises ministry has accused the probe of taking the form of a kangaroo court, saying it should allow those who have been accused of wrongdoing to explain their actions.

READ: Eskom Inquiry: Our committee is overseeing its mandate - DA's Natasha Mazzone

ALSO READ: The Political Desk: Lynne Brown owes us an explanation

On Wednesday night, Karima Brown spoke to African National Congress (ANC) MP Mondli Gungubele.

Gungubele said Brown is used to a complacent and compliant parliament and legislature.

He was saying that it is in recent times that we have seen the legislature across the parties, standing firm.

Karima Brown, political analyst

He was saying that Minister Lynne Brown is unaccustomed to this kind of scrutiny and thinks that this is beyond the purview.

Karima Brown, political analyst

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan went a step further and said her moves amounted to an attack on Parliament and I agree with him.

Karima Brown, political analyst

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