TSE denies appeal against investigation of electoral expenses Dilma

The decision was unanimous and there was no discussion in plenary.
16/12/2015 09h52 - Updated 16/12/2015 09h52
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The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) He denied on Tuesday (15), an appeal by the defense of President Dilma Rousseff against the decision to make further investigations into the campaign accounts 2014. The decision was unanimous and there was no discussion in plenary.

In August, Minister Gilmar Mendes, who is the rapporteur of the PT's accounts in Court, He asked the new calculations on alleged illicit behavior in the campaign that re-elected Dilma last year in order forwarded to the Attorney General's Office (PGR) and the Federal Police (PF).

The appeal filed by the defense Dilma alleged that the electoral court had already approved with restrictions the PT's accounts in 2014. The lawyers argue that the Court's plenary decision had 'become final’ – when there is no more possibility of resolution of the appeal – in April. Therefore, It could not have been a new decision in August.

No release August, Gilmar Mendes pointed existence of “potential criminal relevance” the PT campaign. The PF initiated investigation 16 October to the investigations determined by the Minister. The Plateau has argued that the contributions of campaign 2014 They were presented to the TSE, which approved unanimously balance.

Source: Veja.com


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