Rousseff failed to mobilize the allied base to vote presidential vetoes

No quorum, session was postponed again.
07/10/2015 13h48 - Updated 7/10/2015 13h50
Photo: Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters

The Chamber repeated the previous day's strategy and, once again, emptied the session of Congress, postponing once again the appreciation of presidential vetoes on Wednesday, 07.

attended only 223 of 513 MEPs. To ensure a minimum vote needed 257 MEPs. of 81 senators, 68 attended. It was necessary 41.

The meeting was adjourned at 13h17. Seven minutes later, the session of the House was opened by registering the presence of 428 MEPs.

Leaders not only the opposition but also the governing coalition articulated again with the mayor, Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ), Session emptying.

According to found the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, Minister Ricardo Berzoini (Government Secretariat) told lawmakers that the government accounts 210 votes in favor of maintaining the vetoes, only ten more than the total estimated before the cabinet reshuffle.

During the morning, Opposition leaders guided their benches by mobile messages not to be present for the meeting had no quorum.

Cunha scored a meeting with some leaders in his office at the time of the vote. The session, who has had repeated postponements, It had been postponed yesterday after deputies did not have quorum.

The government leader, José Guimarães (FOR WHAT), in turn, calls since yesterday the most loyal to the government leaders to bring their deputies, but stay out of the plenary parliamentarians who wish to overthrow some of the vetoes, according to a ruling leader.

The government is particularly concerned with maintaining two vetoes. What worries the government is the adjustment of the judiciary servers. The impact is $ 36,2 billion by 2019, according to the government.

Besides that, there is text that links the minimum wage adjustment to the INSS benefits, with extra expense of R $ 11 billion over the next four years.

As yesterday, government coalition parties joined the boycott of the session. They are bothered by the space granted by the government to the PMDB in reshuffle.

There is also dissatisfaction with loss of space and the treatment given to some legends not so great nor so faithful, especially PDT, who stayed with the Ministry of Communications.

Besides that, Cunha and Renan are measuring forces and the mayor want to press the commander of the Senate to vote on the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution (PEC) allowing private financing of campaigns.


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