Supreme Court denies request to cancel Senator impeachment

The senator asked that the complaint against PT remain suspended until the judgment of the provision of government accounts.
15/04/2016 17h28 - Updated 15/04/2016 17h28
Photo: Carlos Humberto / SCO / STF

Or minister Luiz Edson Fachin, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), He denied in monocratic decision a request for Senator Telmario Mota (PDT-RR) to cancel the whole impeachment process of President Dilma Rousseff.

The congressman asked that the complaint against PT remain suspended until the judgment of the provision of government accounts 2015.

This Thursday, in a session that lasted for more than seven hours and moved in the early hours of Friday, the plenary of the Supreme Court ruled five filed suits challenging the impeachment of Rousseff, including the government's appeal to try to suspend the vote scheduled for Sunday.

All claims were rejected and the Court held the session of the House that will decide the acceptance or not of Rousseff's impeachment, as well as the voting order established by the Mayor, Deputy Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ).

The application filed by Telmario Mota arrived at court yesterday in the afternoon, just before the start of the special session that discussed the appeals against impeachment.

In the order that denied the request of Senator, Fachin said it is not up to the Supreme “override your judgment” on the existence of a crime of responsibility practiced by the president to the judgment that will be formed by Congress.

“this line, condition, or not, the prior approval of the National Congress on the President's accounts, setting up acts of budget execution as a crime of responsibility mean usurping the exclusive jurisdiction of Parliament to proceed to the merits of judgment”, He wrote Justice.

Fachin escrever, not release, what I said in yesterday's session on the impeachment vote. According to him, the full House should look into the original complaint of impeachment, without extrapolate to other topics.

By understanding this, parliamentarians must be restricted to discussions on the issue of decrees relating to additional credit without approval of Congress and on so-called tax pedaling, which are the objects of the original request for impeachment of President Dilma.


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