Brazilian president forced out of office after senate impeachment vote

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 31, 2016 19:46

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff  was forced out of office on Wednesday following an impeachment vote in the senate.

The Brazilian senate voted 61-20 to oust the twice elected Rouseff following corruption allegations stemming from budget law violations.

Vice President Michel Temer takes over for Rouseff, who will serve until Brazil's next scheduled election in 2018.


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