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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff's legal team handed in the defense for her impeachment trial on Wednesday, reiterating that she did nothing wrong and adding that the latest set of leaked recordings link the impeachment trial to attempts to halt the mega-corruption Lava Jato scandal from reaching other politicians.

“We continue to argue the lack of a crime of fiscal responsibility (committed by Rousseff),” said former Attorney General Jose Eduardo Cardozo, who now is the lead defense attorney for the suspended president.

According to Cardozo the recordings . . .

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