crying, Eduardo Cunha renounces the presidency of the Chamber; see videoDeputy was removed from office by the Supreme from 5 of May. Waldir Maranhão must call new elections within five sessions.
Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ) He resigned on Thursday (7) the presidency of the Chamber of Deputies. He announced the decision at a press conference, during which cried.
Now, the house has five sessions to hold new elections for the post.
“It is well known that the House is brainless”, he said, adding that only his resignation would end the impasse. “I'm paying a high price for having initiated the impeachment”.
The PMDB said it will continue to defend his innocence and accused the Attorney General's Office to act selectivity opening inquiries and presenting complaints in order to wear it as mayor.
The decision to finally leave office ultimately occurred at a meeting on Wednesday night (6), after the disclosure of voting Ronaldo Fonseca (Pros-DF) the Committee on Constitution and Justice, only one of which accepted 16 Wedge questioning the conduct of its proceedings in the Council of Ethics, who recommended the revocation of his mandate.
With the resignation, Cunha claims to have an ally leading the House during the session at which it voted its process of cassation, since Waldir Maranhão (PP-MA) She broke up with him for some time.
The name by which he has a predilection to occupy the cap mandate in the coming months is the deputy Roger Rosso (PSD-DF), but there are at least 12 informal candidates in the House to contest the election.
The mayor may have a decisive influence on the realization and driving session in the cassation will be analyzed. For Cunha lost the mandate, We need the vote of at least 257 of 513 MEPs. That is, absences and abstentions during the session count in your favor.
The chairman of the House to mark the date of the session can -he, for example, choose a day can emptied plenary. Besides that, the session driving up to him a series of decisions that can count for or against Cunha. Example: it may terminate the vote quickly, avoiding that there is a greater quorum, or delay this closure for an indefinite time, contributing to a more significant presence of deputies.
Driving by Cunha of the vote that approved the opening of impeachment proceedings against Dilma Rousseff, for example, It is indicated by PT allies as one of the factors contributing to. Among other decisions, Cunha fell to choose a Sunday as the date of the vote, in order to increase television exposure session.
He was also responsible for deciding that the vote would be by roll call at the microphone, besides having given to Members time to manifest politically to utter the vote.
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