Scott Morrison has rejected suggestions Barnaby Joyce is a nuisance, describing the returned Nationals leader in glowing terms.
'I describe him as a wind in the sails,' the prime minister told the Nine Network.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'I was treasurer when he was deputy prime minister, Barnaby and I have sat around cabinet tables for years, and we're both passionate about what we want to achieve for this country.'
In an interview with Today's Karl Stefanovic and Allie Langdon on Thursday the PM said Barnaby Joyce was the 'wind in the sails'
Mr Joyce has already made waves after seizing the leadership in a partyroom ballot, with the Nationals now casting doubt on climate targets and threatening to blow up the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
The prime minister was challenged on whether the wind Mr Joyce created could prove