Brazil’s Vice President Michel Temer Resigns as PMDB Leader

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In another series of political maneuvers, the vice president of Brazil, Michel Temer, who is also the president of the largest political party PMDB, has resigned as the leader of the PMDB. Analysts see this as a way to shield the party from the negative backlash of impeachment proceedings that are underway regarding the 2014 presidential race.

On Monday (April 4th) Temer was formally accused of illegal financial management during the 2014 presidential campaign, along with the President Dilma Rousseff. To date, nine requests for impeachment have been presented to the . . .

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