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Brazil: Congressional Panel Proposes No Charges for President Temer

HeadlineJul 14, 2017
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Meanwhile, Brazil’s current president, Michel Temer, is facing his own corruption probe. On Thursday, a congressional committee voted against recommending charges against Temer, even though the president was caught on tape approving hush-money payoffs for a powerful politician jailed on corruption charges. President Temer’s approval rating remains in the single digits, with one recent poll finding just 2 percent of Brazilians thought he was doing a good job. Click here to see our whole interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, about Brazilian politics.              

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