Pro-Government Deputies Seek to Block Three Parliamentary Inquiry Committees

The Lava Toga CPI in the Senate, investigating the actions of Supreme Court justices, and the Vaza Jato in the Lower House - coordinated by the opposition to investigate the conversations between the then Judge Sérgio Moro and Lava Jato prosecutors, as well as the Fake News CPI have been troubling the Planalto Palace.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Incumbent deputies and senators have in recent days attempted to block the establishment of two parliamentary inquiry committees (CPI) in Congress.

The Lava-Toga CPI in the Senate, investigating the actions of Supreme Court justices, and the Vaza-Jato CPI in the lower house - coordinated by the opposition to investigate the conversations between then Judge Sérgio Moro and Lava Jato prosecutors - have been troubling the Planalto because there is apprehension about the possibility that investigations could spill over into the government and its allies.

A third CPI, concerning Fake News, already installed, is now being . . .

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