Congress Considers Constitutional Amendment to Recall Brazilian Presidents

Parliamentarians may vote on issues affecting Jair Bolsonaro should they become the target of Sunday's street demonstrations. In practice, the proposed text would trigger the President's dismissal from office without the need for impeachment.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The demonstrations on the streets this Sunday will set the tone for the reaction of Congress, the central target of criticism of actions in favor of President Jair Bolsonaro, reports daily Folha de São Paulo.

Senators and deputies are considering a specific type of political reform with the potential to reduce the term of the Palácio do Planalto's current occupant, by approving a "recall" for the president and ending re-election for executive positions.

Convinced that political uncertainty may aggravate the crisis, senators consider placing a proposal to . . .

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