Gilmar Mendes gives casting vote and decide TSE: “It Temer”

The action could revoke the mandate of President Michel Temer and political rights of the former President Dilma Rousseff.
09/06/2017 19h34 - Updated 10/06/2017 13h31
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The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) He decided late on Friday plate Dilma maintenance-Temer, winner in the presidential election 2014, by 4 votes to 3. The action could revoke the mandate of President Michel Temer and political rights of the former President Dilma Rousseff.

The deciding vote was given by the president of the TSE, Minister Gilmar Mendes, when the vote was tied for the trial 3 a 3. Throughout the week, the minister stated in court contrary to the inclusion of Odebrecht's evidence in the analysis of reports of abuse of political and economic power of the plate.

– If you want impichar a president should be done by the normal process. Do not try to use the hand of the court to resolve political crisis, because the court is not an instrument, solve their problems – Gilmar said in his decision, in which he quoted to the character Monteiro Lobato America Flashes Flashes, the reformer of the world, I saw flaws in everything and wanted to reform the nature:

– He fell on his nose one jabuticaba, And he says “I think God was right. If it fell on my nose a pumpkin perhaps Américo Flashes Flashes were not here”. Often we play Américo Flashes Flashes, we have to be very careful with the institutions.

They also voted for acquittal ministers Napoleon Nunes Maia, Admar Gonzaga and Tarcísio Vieira. In favor of impeachment were the ministers Herman Benjamin (reporter), Rosa Weber and Luiz Fux.


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