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Katter courting ex-One Nation senator

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January 11, 2018

Bob Katter says he would like Senator Fraser Anning, who quit One Nation, to join his party.

A senator who quit One Nation the day he was sworn in to the upper house could join Queensland maverick MP Bob Katter's party.

Fraser Anning cut himself loose from Pauline Hanson's party to sit as an independent on the Senate crossbench in November.

He replaced Malcolm Roberts in the Senate who was caught up in the dual citizenship saga.

Senator Anning will dine with Mr Katter, who holds the lower house seat of Kennedy in north Queensland, on Thursday night.

Mr Katter declined to confirm the announcement.

"You'll have to speak to him," Mr Katter told AAP.

He said the pair have a lot in common, including owning cattle stations and having pictures of the late Joh Bjelke-Petersen, former Queensland premier, on their walls.

"We're good friends going way back," he said.

"I'd absolutely love Fraser to join our party; he would be an asset."

Katter's Australia Party picked up three Queensland seats at last year's state election.

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