Brazil Courts Delay Decision that Could Remove Temer

If judges accept charges that the Rousseff-Temer ticket used illegal money to fund its 2014 campaign, election will be annulled and Temer forced out of office.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Less than two hours after starting, Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided yesterday to postpone the trial which could accept a request for the annulment of the Rousseff-Temer ticket. The decision upset both the rappourter of the case, Judge Herman Benjamin as well as President Michel Temer.

Before the trial began, Judge Benjamin had granted only a 48-hour extension for the defense. According to Benjamin the process has been in the TSE for almost two and a half years.

“We can not turn this process into an . . .

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