SYDNEY (Bloomberg) -- A dual-citizenship crisis roiling Australian politics has claimed its eighth lawmaker, with independent Senator Jacqui Lambie resigning after revealing she contravened the constitution.
"I probably should have been a bit smarter and checked that citizenship stuff,” Lambie, 46, told reporters in Canberra after it was confirmed she inherited British citizenship from her Scottish-born father. "I don’t know who feels worse, me or my dad. I think we’re both gutted. We’re not sharing love for the bagpipes this morning.”