Temer says Machado allegations are "untrue and criminal”

Ele afirmou que não vai permitir que “um fato leviano” embarace a atividade governamental.
16/06/2016 11h38 - Updated 16/06/2016 11h38
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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, still, that whenever arise facts of this nature will come to public to enlighten them.

Sérgio Machado, which provided several testimonies in the context of investigations of Operation Lava Jato, in winning tipoff agreement, He said Michel Temer negotiated with it the transfer of R $ 1,5 million in kickbacks to finance the campaign Chalita.

these features, according to the former president of Transpetro, They would have been given by the construction company Queiroz Galvao. Also according to Machado, trading took place in September 2012 in Brasilia Air Base and the transfer was made by the construction company.

Yesterday (15), in a statement released by the Secretariat of the Presidency Communication of the Republic, Temer said it was "absolutely untrue" version that would have requested illicit funds to former President of Transpetro.

Temer said Machado had with only a formal relationship and that "never allowed revenue outside the law dictates, is for you, for or party and, much less, for other candidates, possibly, supported in disputes ".

Source: Agency Brazil

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