Tony Abbott, Australia PM, to face leadership vote Tuesday

February 6, 2015 6:52 AM

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Tony Abbott, Australia PM, to face leadership vote Tuesday

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he will fight a challenge to his leadership at a party-room meeting next week after disgruntled government lawmakers on Friday sought to oust him following weeks of divisive speculation.

A member of Abbott's ruling conservative Liberal Party, Western Australian MP Luke Simpkins, sent an email to colleagues to announce he will seek a vote on the party's top two positions at a scheduled party meeting in Canberra on Tuesday.

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