Cunha feature Rapporteur on CCJ leaves post

Elmar Nascimento had stated discomfort with the Rapporteur to be of the same party author of the opinion that defended the cassation Cunha.
15/06/2016 13h38 - Updated 15/06/2016 13h38
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Rapporteur on the Committee on Constitution and Justice (CCJ) of appeals for the defense of the President of the House away, Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ), when the representation against the PMDB still proceeding through the Council of Ethics, Mr Elmar Birth (DEM-BA) He left today (15) the Rapporteur of the case. Nascimento had stated discomfort with the Rapporteur to be of the same party Marcos Rogerio (DEM RO), author of the opinion that defended the cassation Cunha on the Board of Ethics.

Starting tomorrow (16), if published in the Daily Camera the decision of the Ethics Committee yesterday (14) It approved the report by Marcos Rogerio de cassation, starts counting the deadline for, in five days, the defense Cunha presents new features. The defense has said it will use all this term. The other two features that have been presented by Cunha lawyer, Marcelo Nobre, ask for the annulment of the lawsuit pending for eight months indicating the impediment of the Chairman, Mr José Carlos Araújo (PR-BA), and claiming curtailment of the right of defense.

The president of the CCJ, Osmar Serraglio (PMDB-PR), explained that, after presenting the resources the Director Board of the Chamber, they will be sent back to committee, which will have five more days to enjoy. There is still the possibiidade application view, which can put off for two more days to complete this step. Even so, Serraglio bet that most likely by the end of June to CCJ complete the analysis of resources.

By the time the case against Cunha Moving in House, the feature locks the agenda of the CCJ and turns single item of commission until it is exhausted.

Cunha denies the charges leading to the conclusion of the impeachment of his term on the board that examined whether the PMDB had lied to Petrobras' CPI to deny the existence of undeclared accounts abroad. Today (15), on his Twitter page, President of the House away again said he is innocent. In row posts, he criticized and denied an article published by the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, which states that the parliamentary, "Cornered on the succession of defeats suffered by him and his family in the last days" began to consider the possibility of plea bargaining but, at a meeting at the official residence yesterday, I have returned to deny the possibility of resigning.

"I did not make any meeting yesterday, just I received several friends and, at any time, this was the theme. I never talked to anyone from snitching, even because I have done no crime and I have nothing to denounce ", said Cunha.

Ethics Board
The Ethics Committee of the House of Representatives approved yesterday (14) the request for cassation Cunha for breach of parliamentary decorum. By 11 votes to nine, Members have embraced the opinion of Mr Marcos Rogerio that says Cunha broke decorum to lie on accounts abroad during testimony before the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI) Petrobras. Cunha denies ownership of accounts, but he admitted to the enjoyment of assets managed by foreign trusts.

Now, the case against Cunha needs to be examined in plenary. For Cunha has the mandate revoked, it takes at least 257 votes, the absolute majority of 513 MEPs.

The wedge process in the Council of Ethics is considered the longest in the collegiate and was marked by numerous maneuvers that stalled the decision this Tuesday. The complaint against Cunha was delivered by the PSOL and the Network Steering Committee of the House, no dia 13 October 2015. A Mesa, led by Cunha, It took the maximum of 14 days to accomplish the task of number representation and send it to the Board of Ethics, which delayed the start of work of the college. The case was only brought nearly a month after the performance, in 3 November 2015.

Source: Agency Brazil

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