Christian Porter has identified himself as the Cabinet minister who is facing a historical rape allegation.
- Christian Porter says he will not stand down as Australia’s Attorney-General
- He confirmed he knew the woman as a teenager but said the alleged incident “simply did not happen”
- In an emotional press conference, he said he would take a “short period of leave”
The Attorney-General fronted the media in Perth to strenuously deny the allegation.
“I can say categorically that what has been put in various forms in allegations, simply did not happen,” an emotional Mr Porter said.
An anonymous letter sent to the Prime Minister had accused Mr Porter of raping a woman in…