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Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Those of us who live in Rio de Janeiro have been glued to the tube or trapped in traffic as we attempt to follow the Rio2016 Olympic Games, which enables us to forget about politics for at least a little while. Meanwhile, however, the rest of Brazil is not on Augustan holiday, having adhered to the usual schedule where mid-July is the winter holiday month.

Perhaps surprisingly, even Congress is in session. An important session. A very important session.

On Tuesday, after almost a month of hearings and arguments for and . . .

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