Brazil’s Temer to Block Attempts at Legislative Amnesty

President Temer said he would any attempts by Congress to give amnesty to politicians who received illegal campaign contributions.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – While hundreds gathered on the streets of São Paulo calling for his impeachment, Brazil’s President Michel Temer held a press conference on Sunday, November 27th, to guarantee to the population that he will block any attempts to give amnesty to politicians who received illegal campaign contributions.

"We are here to state that, regarding the amnesty, there is unanimity among the leaders of the Executive and Legislative Branches. We have established that it is necessary to listen to the voices of the streets, which means complying with a constitutional . . .

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