Wedge waiver can help Temer, analysts say

For PUC political scientist, the consequence is the unlocking of votes that were paralyzed.
08/07/2016 07h56 - Updated 8/07/2016 14h46
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Political scientist, professor and researcher of the Graduate Program in Social Sciences at PUC-Rio, Ricardo Ismael, said the resignation of Deputy Eduardo Cunha (PMDB-RJ) the presidency of the House can support the government of interim president, Michel Temer, with the unlocking of votes that were stalled under the command of Acting President of the House, Waldir Maranhão (PP-MA).

second Ismael, with the election to the presidency of the Chamber scheduled for the day 14 and the possibility that one of the base together with the government to be chosen, as Deputy Roger Rosso (PSD-DF), the guidelines of Temer of interest may move forward and get the approval of the plenary.

"Scene Sai Eduardo Cunha, out of Waldir Maranhão scene and there begins to be greater coordination between the Presidential Palace and the House of Representatives ", examined.

However, political scientist does not believe the adoption of controversial measures until the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff away to be completed by the Senate.

"The fact that Rogério Rosso elected as mayor would help the post impeachment. There will not have any voting controversy, because it gives rise to the speech of Dilma and Lula [Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva] criticizing the government Temer ", said.

"It may be that it is up to after the elections [municipal], because after finishing the process of impeachment have the elections ", said Ismael.

Ibmec-RJ Joseph Niemeyer political scientist also believes that with Eduardo Cunha out of the presidency of the House the votes in the House will have more speed, but expects elected to the office is a parliamentarian who knows the rules of procedure.

"O [Waldir] Maranhão does not know the regiment, has lead over to Members, can not forward any vote. It was very difficult in the regimental political perspective ", He criticized.


according to Niemeyer, with the House under the command of Maranhão, there was a power vacuum in the Legislature, with an interim president who could not command the work and away they could be arrested at any time.

In assessing the political scientist, beyond the institutional change that Cunha's resignation brings to the political scene, attitude can pave the way for the Supreme Court decides on the request for parliamentary prison.

"I have the impression that, as an institution, Supreme was afraid to ask the arrest of someone who was still president of another Power, even if you were away. I felt that the Supreme was preparing an institutional context for an arrest order. Maybe now be easier because he is no longer president ", examined. Now it is easier because he is no longer president ", concluded.


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