Aug four, 2017 @ 16:26

Brazilian President Michel Temer praised the decrease home of parliament on Wednesday for rejecting a bribery charge in opposition to him, saying he would use his time in workplace to ship on his pledge of reforms.

“The parliament’s sovereign decision is not anyone’s personal victory, but a victory of a democratic state based on the rule of law,” Temer stated at a press convention.

The Chamber of Deputees rejected the charge in opposition to him by 263 votes to 227. Two-thirds of the parliament had been wanted to cross the charge to the Supreme Court, which might set off an impeachment trial.

Temer will now serve out his time period, which ends in December 2018. He stated he would use this time to push by reforms and restore financial development.

Brazil’s prosecutor basic Rodrigo Janot filed the corruption charge on the decrease home in June after a recording emerged in native media, during which Temer gave the impression to be discussing bribes with the proprietor of Brazil’s meat processing firm JBS. (Sputnik)