Impeachment of Dias Tofolli, Gilmar Mendes and Alexandre de Moraes may go forward in the Senate

Commenting on the impeachment request, the senator stressed that parliamentarians no longer accept the infractions committed by public officials, especially those who call themselves guardians of the Federal Constitution.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The presidency of the Federal Senate is expected to receive this week the impeachment request of Dias Tofolli, president of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), and minister Alexandre de Moraes.

After gathering support, the request was extended to another minister of the supreme court: Gilmar Mendes. The author of the petition, Senator Alessandro Vieira (Cidadania-ES), should file the document with the General Secretariat within the next few days.

Several senators expressed their support and among those are Senators Luis Carlos Heinze (PP-RS), Marcos Do Val (Cidadania-ES), Fabiano Contarato . . .

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