By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - José Celso de Mello Filho, oldest member of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), has decided to bring to the plenary session of the Supreme Court a lawsuit filed by the Democratic Workers Party (PDT) which questions the decree that blocked 30 percent of the general budgets of federal institutes and universities.

He has also given ten days for President Jair Bolsonaro to provide information regarding the cuts.

Celso de Mello is not going to analyze the request for an injunction (provisional decision) to suspend the decree because "he understood that the . . .

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