The deputy Ministers denies that he never broke any of the parliamentary rules while he was having an extramarital affair with a former staffer .
He is a man who is known for his strong catholic Christian family values and has been married for 24 years .The alleged affair has now turn out to be a parenthood situation as his former press secretary Vikki Campion is expecting his child.
“Min.Joyce is under an immerse pressure for failing to declare his relationship with his former staffer when she was given two highly paid positions working for the ruling coalition government. ” Says Reuters News
This scandal may result to a major repercussion for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbul as he will lose his razor-thin one seat in majority in Parliament.
“I am very aware of the ministerial code of conduct. It is without a shadow of a doubt that Vikki Campion is my partner now, but when she worked in my office, she was not my partner. When she worked in Matt Canavan’s office, she was not my partner,” Joyce told reporters in Canberra.
Joyce added: ” I deeply regret the failure of my 24 Year marriage ,the tremendous hurt caused to Natalie and our four daughters and the unwanted public intrusion into what is an intensely private matter for all of us
Source : ReutersNews