Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of the president's party voted with the 235 Democrats to condemn him for "racist comments that have legitimised and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of colour."
Coalition returns to power in a stunning result, after opinion polls and odds-makers tipped the opposition Labor Party to win. The outcome ranks as Australia's biggest election upset since 1993, when Labor prime minister Keating returned to power.
Senator Fraser Anning faced more criticism later for physically striking a teenager who cracked a raw egg on his head in a viral incident in Melbourne.
Four articles were adopted overnight. The assembly has now approved 11 articles in the second round of voting. It is on track to pass the remaining seven articles and vote on the package as a whole on Friday night.
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