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Steenhuisen loses chief whip role after Maimane's resignation

24 October 2019 11:21 AM
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John Steenhuisen says his term as DA's chief whip in Parliament ended when Mmusi Maimane announced his resignation.

As a result of Mmusi Maimane's resignation, John Steenhuisen is no longer chief whip of the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament.

Steenhuisen explains that his term was linked to Maimane's tenure because it is the DA's parliamentary leader who appoints the chief whip.

RELATED: Mmusi Maimane cuts all ties with the DA

Steenhuisen moved to clarify on Twitter that he had not resigned from the party or as a member of parliament.

He says he remains "a committed and determined member of the party and cause".


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Steenhuisen loses chief whip role after Maimane's resignation


24 October 2019 11:21 AM
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