impeachment commission starts last working session

The session began a few moments.
11/04/2016 11h05 - Updated 11/04/2016 11h05
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With almost an hour late, the special committee of the House of Representatives that analyzes the request for impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff began the last work session, 25 days after being installed.

Minister José Eduardo Cardozo O, of the Attorney General's Office, It is present and make the defense of the president. There is 62 parliamentarians at the meeting. Today (11), the 25 party leaders represented in the House will speak for five or ten minutes, depending on the size of the bench, before forwarding the vote.

The session was scheduled for 10am. Around 9 am, but of 15 Parliamentarians already occupied the room and, even before the work starts, a disagreement in the registration queue and presence already indicated the climate that should dominate the discussion.

No decision on the form of manifestation of the votes: nominal, the declaration of each parliamentary, or symbolic, when only counts the number of pro and con.

in commission, any result depends on a simple majority of 65 headlines and, regardless of whether or not approved, the report by Mr Jovair Arantes (PTB-GO), favorable to Dilma offside, It has to be analyzed by the plenary, 48 hours after being read at the first plenary session after the vote in committee and published in the Official Gazette of the House.

For more than 13 hours, on Friday and Saturday morning, 61 of 116 attached Members to speak debated the opinion. we speeches, 39 MPs defended the opinion of Arantes the legality of the arguments contained in the complaint of the impeachment process. Others 21 They positioned themselves contrary to the text. PT, PDT and PSOL have announced they will present separate votes contrary to the report.

The impeachment of the president was accepted by the Mayor, Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ), no dia 2 December last year. no document, lawyers Helio Bicudo, Janaina Paschoal and Miguel Reale Junior ask for the removal of the president, raising the tax pedaling 2014 appointed by the Federal Audit Court (TCU).

The authors of the order also said Dilma made responsible for crime to edit six decrees authorizing extra expenses in a tax restriction scenario and the, suspostamente, repeat tax pedaling in 2015, already in the new term exercise.

The government refutes the arguments, stating that the accounts of 2015 They were even appreciated by TCU and by the Joint Committee of the National Congress Budget and, therefore, one can not speak of the possibility of responsibility for crime.

Source: Agency Brazil

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