O'Sullivan rejected Morrison's Monday argument that it would be
impractical for the federal government to underwrite a coal-fired
project in Queensland because the Palaszczuk government would veto it.
Barry O'Sullivan has declared that Barnaby Joyce remains a big asset to the Nationals despite the sharp grassroots reaction to his affair with his former staffer.
If the Nationals as a party moved to support an inquiry, Malcolm Turnbull would be left deeply embarrassed.
Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison appear to have become hostages to rebel Nationals determined at all costs to secure a commission of inquiry into the banks.