Bitter Turnbull arrives back in OZ.

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    Still bitter? Malcolm Turnbull refuses to crack a smile as he touches back down in Australia with wife Lucy after Scott Morrison's 'miracle' election win - and his spiteful message to Peter Dutton

    • Malcolm Turnbull congratulated Scott Morrison on an 'an outstanding personal victory' but not the party
    • He said he was glad Mr Morrison was the one to win, not Peter Dutton who conspired to remove him in August
    • 'Scott was not their choice, but he has turned out to do an outstanding job,' he said of the conspirators
    Malcolm Turnbull has refused to congratulate the Coalition on its stunning election victory and took a swipe at Peter Dutton as he arrived back in Australia.
    The stony-faced former prime minister touched down in Sydney from New York on Monday morning with his wife Lucy Turnbull unable to crack a smile after his party's win.
    Mr Turnbull was deposed as prime minister last August, prompting a leadership spill from which Scott Morrisonemerged as leader after beating Mr Dutton.
    Though disappointed not to be the man who orchestrated Saturday's shock Coalition win, he is happy it was Scott Morrison's victory, not Peter Dutton's.
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