Michael McCormack defeats Barnaby Joyce in Nationals leadership spill

By Rex Martinich
Updated February 4 2020 - 10:09am, first published 10:08am
Riverina MP and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, who saw off a leadership challenge from Barnaby Joyce on Tuesday morning.
Riverina MP and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, who saw off a leadership challenge from Barnaby Joyce on Tuesday morning.

Riverina MP Michael McCormack has defeated New England MP Barnaby Joyce in a vote for leadership of the National Party and the Deputy Prime Minister role following a spill motion on Tuesday morning.

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