Saving private Barnaby: rescue mission heads off leadership crisis . . . for now

Original article by Joe Kelly, Dennis Shanahan, Greg Brown
The Australian – Page: 1 & 4 : 15-Feb-18

National Party leader Barnaby Joyce was the Opposition’s main target during question time in parliament on 14 February. The Joyce saga is also expected to attract scrutiny by Labor in upcoming Senate estimates hearings. Meanwhile, Joyce will not face any threat to his leadership in the near-term after senior members of the Nationals stepped in to quell unrest within the party’s ranks over the deputy prime minister’s shenanigans. However, some Nationals MP say his position will be untenable if further revelations emerge.

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