Latham gatecrashes Abbott’s date with veterans.

ended his migration program and dismissed any criticisms of his role in efforts to de-register Ms Hanson’s One Nation party.

Ms Hanson was jailed for fraud but her conviction was later overturned.

Last week Mr Latham was criticised for confronting Prime Minister Julia Gillard on the campaign trail in a manner that many thought was menacing.

Mr Latham has defended his actions and a story he is preparing for 60 Minutes will air this Sunday.

Mr Abbott used the RSL appearance to announce extra support for disabled veterans.

“As of January 2012, the most disabled veterans will receive their pharmaceuticals free of charge to them,” he said.

“This is an important additional benefit for the ex-service community and I’m very pleased to be able to make it here today at the Penrith RSL.”

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