Begins the penultimate stage of the impeachment trial in the Senate

This step will determine whether Dilma will go on trial for a crime committed.
09/08/2016 10h07 - Updated 9/08/2016 10h07
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It began just the Senate session that set the away President Rousseff will go on trial for a crime committed. Until 9:30 am Tuesday (9), 46 of 81 Senators were registered to speak by the time of 10 minutes in the session. Others can sign up at any time, respecting the order of arrival. To ensure first place in the registration queue, which started at 9am yesterday (8), Senator José Medeiros (PSD-MT) I was already in the Senate at 7:30 am this Monday.

Despite the suspension of the visits to the House today and tomorrow (10) and restricted access to parliamentarians and people accredited, drive on Being is quite intense. To avoid demonstrations, the lawn in front of the reflecting pool of Congress is closed.

The session began at 9:45 am, with opening of the work by the chairman of the House, Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), which soon became the command of the floor to the President of the Supreme Court (STF), Ricardo Lewandowski. He will be responsible for conducting the session should last over 20 hours. The expectation is that the conclusion of the vote to take place until early tomorrow morning (10). On arrival at the Senate, Lewandowski said he expected a quiet session.

Point of order
This first session of the stage will be devoted to the presentation of points of order. Only the leader of minioria, Lindbergh Farias (PT-RJ), intends to present 10 questions to be decided by the Minister. According to Senator, the questions should last about two hours.

Source: Agency Brazil

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