Despite Simon Bridges taking up as National leader, Judith Collins isn't ruling out another shot for the top title.
Ms Collins lost the recent five-way battle to Mr Bridges, after Bill English resigned from Parliament and his role as leader of the Opposition.
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The AM Show host Duncan Garner asked the National MP whether she has completely ruled out her aspirations for National leader.
"Oh, you know me," she replied with a laugh.
"For now," added Labour MP Phil Twyford, suggesting she might give it a go should Mr Bridges fail to win over the public.
During the short campaign Ms Collins infamously tweeted she prefers to stab "from the front", after a caller to her Papakura electorate office told her to "stop backstabbing Jacinda".
After Mr English resigned, Ms Collins told RadioLIVE that she knows how to fight the Government.
“I love a good fight,” she said.
Watch the full interview with Judith Collins and Phil Twyford above.
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