Nationals MP says attorney general should seek independent inquiry into rape allegationsTwo cabinet ministers attended event at which woman alleged Christian Porter raped herAustralia’s largest law firm in uproar after taking Christian Porter as clientNationals MP Barnaby Joyce has made a plea for an independent inquiry into rape allegations against Christian Porter, saying many people, including some Liberal MPs, want his “head on a plate”. Porter, the attorney general, is on mental health leave this week and has strongly denied raping a woman when they were both teenagers in 1988.
Friends of the Adelaide woman, who would have turned 50 last week, have come out publicly in recent days to push for an independent inquiry into the rape allegations against Christian Porter.
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