After application of the TSE research, PMDB and PP say that donations were legalIf the charges proven subtitles will be prevented to contest elections.
The PMDB and the PP came forward on Thursday (11) after the president of the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE), Minister Gilmar Mendes, authorized the opening of electoral investigation proceedings against the subtitles for, supposedly, having received bribes disguised in declared election donations officially. The two legends denied receiving bribes.
in a statement, the PMDB said "always" earned resources following the existing legal standards in the country. "In all these years, after inspection and accurate analysis of the Superior Electoral Court, all PMDB accounts were approved, not being found any fault indication. "
The PP also issued a statement in which he says that "does not condone illegalities” and has “all interest in clarifying the facts. "
The investigations are based on information obtained from whistleblower testimonies award-winning involved in Operation Lava Jato. The claims were made by the Minister Maria Thereza de Assis Moura, after receiving information sent by Judge Sergio Moro, the 13th Federal Court of Curitiba, responsible for Lava Jato.
The minister had also requested investigation of PT. If proven the receiving accusations of disguised bribery declared election donations officially, subtitles may have the record in the Electoral Court canceled and will be prevented from disputing the elections.