Brazil Senate president rejects Bolsonaro’s petition to impeach STF Justice de Moraes

Rodrigo Pacheco confirmed on Wednesday, August 25, his decision on the impeachment petition filed by Bolsonaro last Friday against the Federal Supreme Court Justice

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senate president Rodrigo Pacheco decided to reject the request for impeachment of Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes lodged by President Jair Bolsonaro.

The decision was formalized and announced by Pacheco in a press conference shortly after the House session closed on August 25. As president of the Senate, it falls on Pacheco to decide whether to accept or reject impeachment petitions for . . .

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