Brazil’s President Temer Rebukes Corruption Charges

President tells journalists that the charges of passive corruption against him are ‘fiction’ with no legal basis.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, held a press conference yesterday (June 27th) to criticize the charges made against him by the country’s chief prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, and deny any wrongdoing. According to Temer, the charges are ‘fiction’ with no legal basis.

“Under the legal scope my concern is minimal,” said President Temer to a room full of journalists, adding he was making a statement about the charges ‘because of . . .

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