Renan ranks “unusual” New applications for impeachment against Janot

Already ten applications for disability of the Attorney General, two of them in this month. Four were filed by Renan.
22/06/2016 14h13 - Updated 23/06/2016 07h45
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A new request for impeachment against the Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, It was filed in the Senate yesterday (21) at night. Today (22), during interview, Senate President, Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), classified as "unexpected" arrival at the home of new requests for impeachment against Janot. Already ten applications for disability of the Attorney General, two of them in this month. Four were filed by Renan.

The request is signed yesterday by Gustavo Haddad, resident of São José dos Campos. According to the author, Attorney General of the Republic violated its prerogatives to ask Renan in prison on suspicion that he was acting to hinder the investigation of Operation Lava Jato.

Not text, he claims that "the attorney general's office has, contrary to the literalness of the Constitution, exercising acts clearly aimed at intimidating the Senate. It is absolutely inconcebíbel you can - even more so for absolutely plus lackluster reasons given - ask the arrest of Senators, especially the chairman of the House ".

"The unusual is that they are getting other requests. The Senate point of view, which is not part of the crisis, the Senate is the solution to the crisis, we will have full responsibility for it and we will not disbordar our constitutional role ", Renan Calheiros said upon arriving in the Senate.

Renan said it sent to the House law analyzing the request filed last week and added on Monday (20). The request added was presented by two lawyers, on the grounds that Janot gave special treatment in the episode in which asked the Supreme Court (STF) the arrest of Renan, Senator Romero Juca (PMDB-RR) and former president José Sarney (PMDB-AP).

the lawyers, linked to entities that defend the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff away, They argue that Janot should also have asked the Supreme Court to arrest Rousseff and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for alleged attempt to obstruction of investigations of Operation Lava Jato, when the PT sent a proper term for “political godfather” head the Civil House.

Renan reiterated that the analysis of impechament requests not about "blackmail". "I am not to blackmail, absolutely. Those who live with me know that. I just gave an information and sent it to the function of the law adding ", he added.

The Senate President said he expects to complete on Wednesday the vote on Supersimples. "We will now complete the vote on Supersimples, which is a very important matter to resume economic growth. After the renegotiation of state debts, this matter is perhaps the most important and we will do everything to complete it later ", he said.

The updating of the rules for the business environment in Supersimples was approved yesterday (21), unanimously, first vote, with 65 votes in favor. Today, It will be subjected to extra turn of vote. If approved, text returns to the House, since it underwent modifications in the Senate.

Source: Agency Brazil

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