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Nationals unite in the wake of leadership tensions

Nationals unite in the wake of leadership tensions

The Nationals finally put up a united front in the wake of leadership tensions and Michael McCormack embraced party turncoat Llew O’Brien saying that he trusted Mr O’Brien “absolutely”. Mr O’Brien said “there was never a falling out”. Image: News Corp Australia

Michael McCormack facing growing pressure to resign from Nationals leadership

Michael McCormack facing growing pressure to resign from Nationals leadership

Nationals Leader Michael McCormack is facing growing pressure to make way for his deputy David Littleproud to take up the mantle after a turbulent fortnight for the party. According to the Australian newspaper, senior Coalition figures believe the Deputy Prime Minister has to step down before the next election or risk the future of the party. There

McCormack to put on show of unity with party room defector Llew O’Brien

McCormack to put on show of unity with party room defector Llew O’Brien

The leader of the National Party is expected to put on a show of unity with party room defector Llew O’Brien. A week after Mr O’Brien voted to overthrow Michael McCormack as Nationals leader, the pair are due to appear together at a media event at a Queensland surf club. Image: News Corp Australia

Nationals ‘tiff is over’: Gillespie

Nationals ‘tiff is over’: Gillespie

The National Party is "committed" to bringing Llew O'Brien back into the fold and is "for the moment" supporting Nationals leader Michael McCormack, according to Coalition backbencher Dr David Gillespie . The comments come as Nationals President Larry Anthony pleaded with his colleagues to stop undermining Mr McCormack's leadership. Sky News understands

LNP members consider breaking away from National Party

LNP members consider breaking away from National Party

Sky News Chief Anchor Kieran Gilbert says “things are going from bad to worse for Michael McCormack”. There has been renewed discussion about the possibility of setting up an LNP party room separate to the National party, but still remain within the coalition. According to Mr Gilbert, "Llew O’Brian might be joined by other members of the LNP". It