Brazil’s Temer Dodges Corruption Charges in Congress

With the result, charges against the President can only be resubmitted after he leaves office, in December 2018.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Yesterday (August 2nd) the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil rejected charges of passive corruption against President Michel Temer. With the result, Temer will not face a Supreme Court trial and the accusations presented by federal prosecutor Rodrigo Janot can only be resubmitted after the President leaves office, in December 2018.

Wednesday’s session in the Chamber included hours of heated debates and speeches for and against Temer, inflated puppets made . . .

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