Parliament Speaker Soothes Baby as Debate Rages

The man who presides over New Zealand's parliament has been called a baby whisperer.

  • Published 23 August 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The man who presides over New Zealand's parliament has been called a baby whisperer. He was in action again this week, gently rocking, bottle feeding and burping a colleague's infant as a lawmaker ranted about gas prices. Speaker Trevor Mallard held baby Tutanekai for about 15 minutes during a fiery general debate after spotting lawmaker Tamati Coffey with his 6-week-old son. Mallard said he's been trying to make parliament a… Read at AP News