Brazil’s President Temer Vows to Not Resign Over Scandal

Eight impeachment requests are filed and two cabinet members resign as Brazil's President insists he has done nothing wrong.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In the midst of a crisis that could oust him out of office, Brazil’s President Michel Temer told journalists he would not step down and that he had done nothing wrong, despite incriminating audio recordings being released to the public and thousands taking to the streets in protest.

The statement was made during a press conference, almost 24 hours after recordings of Temer and JBS owner, Joesley Batista, showed that the President knew, and to some ears approved, the pay-offs handed out by Batista to former Chamber of . . .

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