Renan estimates that judgment Dilma will take four days

The final judgment of Dilma impeachment process will begin on Thursday (25) at 9 am.
17/08/2016 14h21 - Updated 17/08/2016 14h21
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Senate President, Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), he said today (17) It expects the final decision on the impeachment of President Rousseff rejected in the Senate to be completed in four days.

For a while, what is already defined is that the first day will be on Thursday, 25 of August, at 9 am. After a conversation yesterday (16) at night in the Supreme Court (STF) with Minister Ricardo Lewandowski, who will chair the session, Renan estimated, today, without including in the calculation the weekend, the trial is expected to last four days with the session ending up giving on Tuesday, 30 of August.

"We have to optimize the most of the fifth session, sixth, Monday and Tuesday so that us end no later than four days. No one can stand more this delay ", said Senator.

Backstage, Renan worked with toucans and PMDB leaders that were meeting at the weekend. Even with the signs that Lewandowski is not intended to meet the Senators Saturday and Sunday, it should be one of the themes of the meeting that the minister has this time with Renan and party leaders in the Senate. The meeting is being defined the rite and the trial proceedings.

Final vote
To ward definitely Rousseff's mandate, will be required, this time, two-thirds vote, that is, The support, no minimum, 54 of 81 senators. If this scenario is confirmed, the interim president Michel Temer definitely takes office and the PT is ineligible for eight years. If the minimum necessary for impeachment is not reached, she takes up the mandate, and the process in the Senate is filed.

Yesterday the Minister of STF, Teori Zavascki, determined to open an inquiry to investigate Dilma Rousseff and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for alleged obstruction of investigations of Operation Lava Jato. Research meets the request of the Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot.

Asked about the minister's decision, Renan played down the matter. "I do not think the investigation opening means a lot, just an opportunity for people to defend themselves. The big difference between the investigated is among those who have what to say and those who absolutely do not have to say ", he said.

Still on the subject, Senate President, which is also investigated, He illustrated the case with personal experience. "For my part, all open inquiry to investigate anything against me or third quote is opportunity to undo any detraction, any attempt to charge, as we have seen in several cases ", said.

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