Green minister Pippa Hackett accuses TD Michael Fitzmaurice of using Trump tactics with rural voters

Junior minister Pippa Hackett says Greens have been good for farmers. Photo: Gerry Mooney

Philip Ryan

Cabinet minister Pippa Hackett has accused Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice of seeking to sow “bitter division” in rural Ireland through his calls for the establishment of a farmers’ party to challenge Green Party policies.