Minister of the Supreme Court Gilmar Mendes Lula suspends appointment

Minister also held investigations of Lula with the judge Sergio Moro.
18/03/2016 20h47 - Updated 18/03/2016 20h47
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Minister of the Supreme Court (STF) Gilmar Mendes suspended on Friday (17) the nomination for the House of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who took office on Thursday (16). The decision was issued in lawsuit filed by the PSDB and the PPS.

in the decision, the minister claims to have seen Lula's intention to defraud the investigations on it in Operation Lava Jato. The PT can still appeal the decision to the plenary of the Supreme.

In addition to suspending Lula's appointment, Gilmar Mendes also determined, in the same decision, the investigation of the former president is maintained with the federal judge Sergio Moro, responsible for Lava jet on the lower court.

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