Reading roundup: Turnbull’s leadership in turmoil
Highlights from this morning’s newspaper coverage of the Liberal leadership turmoil.
Lead story: MALCOLM Turnbull last night threatened to quit the Liberal leadership ... Kevin Andrews, who has declared himself a leadership candidate, will today confirm his intention to stand against Mr Turnbull ... It is understood frontbencher Tony Abbott will also stand but Treasury spokesman Joe Hockey reportedly will not. Read it here.
Matthew Franklin: How Turnbull staged his own destruction
Dennis Shanahan: Leader enters the dead zone
Peter van Onselen: Turnbull now leader in name only
Lead story: One opponent said the Opposition Leader won his majority by the smallest of margins and others accused Mr Turnbull of fudging figures because there were more speakers against the deal. The Turnbull camp rejected this. Read it here.
Robert MacDonald: It’s a right to question climate change
Editorial: Carbon concessions a win for all
The Sydney Morning Herald
Lead story: Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership is on the brink… Wilson Tuckey and Dennis Jensen gave notice that a motion would be moved and Kevin Andrews and Tony Abbott were both considering challenging. Joe Hockey said he would not stand. Read it here.
Peter Hartcher: Christmas comes early for Rudd
Annabel Crabb: I am the boss ... of the most unruly rabble ever
Mark Davis: How Turnbull’s day unfolded
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