Today, August 31, the Brazilian Senate declared the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff suspended from their duties in may. For the removal of Rousseff from office voted 61 54 deputies with the required 20 senators abstained. About this reports Deutsche Welle.
It is noted that after the impeachment of the head of the Brazilian state officially will become the main acting President, Vice-President Michelle Tamer. A few hours later he will be sworn in. Tamer will lead the country until the next regular election to be held in 2018.
According to the BBC, the debate on the question of impeachment of Rousseff took place in her presence. The President, suspended from office, was interrogated more than 50 senators.
On 12 may, the majority of the members of the Brazilian Senate voted for the removal from office of the President of the country Dilma Rousseff. For the impeachment voted 41 out of 81 seats in the Senate.
Brazilian President accused of corruption and the corruption of the data on the state of the Federal budget to improve the chances of winning the presidential election in 2014, and illegally financing the election campaign – with the assistance of donations from state oil company Petrobras.
The politician denies the charges against her accusations and impeachment calls conspiracy coup.
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