Opinion on complaint against Temer will be read today in the House of CCJ

After the decision CCJ, follows the opinion for consideration in the plenary of the House, still no date set.
10/07/2017 10h00 - Updated 10/07/2017 16h12
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The rapporteur of President Michel Temer complaint process in the Constitution and Justice Committee of the House, Mr Sérgio Zveiter (PMDB-RJ), will present on the afternoon of Monday (10) its opinion. After the decision CCJ, follows the opinion for consideration in the plenary of the House, still no date set.

The complaint, the crime of accepting bribes, It was presented by the Attorney General of the Republic, Rodrigo Janot, and the charge is based on investigations initiated with tipoff according winning JBS. The audio of a conversation recorded by businessman Joesley Batista, one of the company owners, with President, in March, the Palace of Jaburu, It is one of the tests used in the process.

The former Congressman Rodrigo Rocha Loures (PMDB-PR) It was also denounced by the attorney for the same crime. Loures was arrested on 3 June by order of the Minister of the Supreme Court Edson Fachin. In April, Loures was spotted getting a suitcase containing $ R 500 one thousand, that would have been sent by businessman Joesley Batista, dono da JBS.

The defense of President Michel Temer argues that the evidence contained in the complaint are not practical and that the president did not commit any unlawful act. In a statement last week, Fearing classified the complaint as a “piece of fiction” and questioned the role of the prosecutor Rodrigo Janot.


From Wednesday (12), committee members should begin the phase of debates on the opinion. It is expected that the discussion extends for more than 40 hours, as the chairmanship of the Commission allowed all 66 members and their alternates are entitled to speak for up to 15 minutes.

There is also the possibility that even 40 MPs not members, 20 contrary and 20 favorable to the process, to manifest by 10 minutes each. The entry list for speakers will open half an hour before the Wednesday session. The president of the college already said that the work of the Commission will not extend the dawn.

Until now, It has not set date to vote on the opinion by the collegiate. But, according to Internal Rules of the House, the Commission should terminate the processing of the complaint within a period of five sessions counted from the delivery of the written defense of Michel Temer, occurred in 5 July. Last Friday (7), pro-government deputies ensured quorum in the plenary in order to speed up the process, counting the term of the five sessions.

Source: Agency Brazil

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