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Six ministers among the traitors

  1. JonnoH

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    AT least half a dozen ministers broke ranks and voted against Tony Abbott for a spill yesterday in what colleagues have described as a gross act of disloyalty.

    The Daily Telegraph has learned that by Sunday night the Prime Minister had received 70 pledges of support from MPs promising to vote against a party room motion to spill his leadership.

    A minister close to the PM said he was shocked when the count confirmed only 61 votes.
    “Nine people lied to him,” he said.


    The fear and intimidation continues.

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