Brazil’s President Temer Named in Corruption Case Testimony

Executives say all politicians resort to illicit donations and that President Temer met with Odebrecht to discuss R$40 million contribution to PMDB.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As Brazilians were trying to digest Tuesday’s list of politicians to be investigated for corruption in the Lava Jato (Carwash) scandal, videos of the testimonies of Odebrecht executives were made public on Wednesday, sending officials into a new frenzy.

Some of the most damaging video footage came from the testimony of former Odebrecht VP, Marcio Faria, to federal prosecutors.

According to the executive he met with then Congressional representative Michel Temer in 2010 to talk about donations to be made to the politician’s PMDB party.

Faria said the . . .

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