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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Suspended Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil, Eduardo Cunha, reiterated to reporters on Tuesday that he will not resign his position in the Congressional Lower House and said that he will not seek a plea-bargain agreement with federal prosecutors.

“I will not resign and I do not have anything to plea-bargain with. I did not commit a crime,” said Cunha during his first press conference since being suspended from his legislative duties, more than a month ago.

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