Australia’s High Court Rules Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Ineligible to Remain in Parliament

Australia’s High Court Rules Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Ineligible to Remain in Parliament

– CANBERRA – Australia’s High Court ruled on Friday that Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is ineligible to remain in parliament, a stunning decision that cost the government its one-seat parliamentary majority and forced a by-election. The Australian dollar fell a quarter of a U.S. cent after the unexpected decision. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull […]