Sérgio Machado insists that Temer requested resources for campaignin a statement, Machado, He reiterated the request made by Temer and said, as president of Transpetro, He forwarded the request for official donation to the construction company Queiroz Galvão.
The former president of Transpetro, Sérgio Machado, announced today (16) a public notice in response to the statement of the President of the Republic, Michel Temer. The plea bargaining Axe, during Operation Lava Jato, It became public yesterday (15).
In one of the passages, Machado says Michel Temer called illegal funds for the then candidate's campaign for mayor of São Paulo, in 2012, Gabriel Chalita. In a statement today, the acting president described as "irresponsible manifestation", "Flighty", "Criminal" and "liar" a statement from the former president of Transpetro.
Machado reiterated, in note, the request made by Temer and said, as president of Transpetro, He forwarded the request for official donation to the construction company Queiroz Galvão, it was a supplier of Transpetro.
"In September 2012, I was approached by Senator Valdir Raupp (PMDB-RO), President in exercise of the party, with a demand of the then vice-president, Michel Temer: a help request to the PMDB's candidate for mayor of São Paulo, Gabriel Chalita, because the campaign was in financial difficulties ", the statement said. "That same month, I was in Brasilia Air Base with Michel Temer, that embarked for São Paulo. We meet in a private room; In the conversation, Vice President Michel Temer requested donation to the election campaign Chalita ", continued Machado, in note.
He also said that the then "vice president and all cited politicians knew that the request would be passed along to a supplier of Transpetro, through my direct influence. Was not this, he would have directly sought the donor company ". Sérgio Machado says that "it is a fact" that never was with Gabriel Chalita.
The content of the plea bargaining Transpetro's former president provoked political reactions in Brasilia. In addition to the interim president, who made statement, in which he described as lying and frivolous statements by Machado, President of the National Congress, Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), Machado also disqualified and use of whistleblower award. Renan is appointed by Machado as more than R $ receiver 30 million in bribes.
Interim President Michel Temer ranked today (16) "irresponsible manifestation", "Flighty", "Criminal" and "liar" a statement from the former president of Transpetro, Sérgio Machado, Fearing that has requested illicit funds for the then candidate's campaign for mayor of São Paulo, in 2012, Gabriel Chalita. Temer said, still, that will not allow a "trifling fact" as this embarrasses government activity.
"Arises one flighty fact like this that can embarrass the government activity. But I want to register, nothing embarrass our mission, our task to make this time I'm ahead of the Presidency, with an extraordinary economic team, nothing will prevent us continue to work in favor of Brazil and the Brazilian people ", He said in a statement to the press, the Presidential Palace.
"I address myself to my family, the many friends and acquaintances who have in Brazil, the Brazilian people, to say that will not let go unchallenged these frivolous claims ", He stressed. Temer said that whenever arise facts of this nature will come to public to enlighten them.
Senate President, Renan Calheiros said Machado statements are "more than mendacious, totally criminal "and will not affect the progress of the proposals made by the interim government in the Senate.
"There is an awareness in Congress and in the Senate that we need to create conditions for President Michel Temer rule. There is no thing called the Michel Temer. What is put to Brazil at this time is Michel Temer, then it is around this provisional government, Interim yes, we have to create a schedule, help in stabilizing the economy ", said Renan.
Renan reiterated that the complaint that would have received more than R $ 3 Machado million in bribes is “liar from beginning to end, It has no proof even”.