Abbott also needs Senate support to fulfill his promises to repeal a deeply unpopular carbon tax on Australia's biggest industrial polluters and a 30 percent tax on coal and iron ore miners' profits.One of the biggest former donors to Abbott's coalition, eccentric mining magnate Clive Palmer, withdrew his patronage to bankroll his own political party, Palmer United Party.
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