PT launches Lula's candidacy for the presidency despite conviction

A pré-candidatura do ex-presidente foi lançada nesta quinta-feira (25), pela senadora Gleisi Hoffmann, durante reunião da Executiva Nacional do PT.
25/01/2018 10h49 - Updated 26/01/2018 17h19
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The PT launched on Thursday the candidacy of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to the presidency in the election this year, a day after Lula have a conviction for corruption and money laundering maintained by the Federal Regional Court of the 4th Region.

"We are launching the candidacy of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to the presidency", said the president of the PT, Senator Gleisi Hoffmann (PR), opening meeting of the National Executive of the party in São Paulo.

With the confirmation of the judgment in the second instance, Lula may become ineligible for the Clean Record Law.


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