Drought drives protest vote, so Nats pledge more dams

Mike Foley
Updated April 30 2019 - 4:16pm, first published 2:28pm
Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack taking the Wombat Trail to the National Press Club in Canberra. Photo AAP / Rohan Thomson.
Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Michael McCormack taking the Wombat Trail to the National Press Club in Canberra. Photo AAP / Rohan Thomson.

Mounting his strongest case yet for the National party's election prospects, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has defended a preference deal with One Nation and dismissed the rise of independent challengers in this election as fallout from drought.

Mike Foley

Mike Foley

National rural reporter

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