Brazil: Protesters call for President Temer to resign
Brazilians staged demonstrations calling for President Michel Temer to step down after the Supreme Court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed the payment of hush money to a jailed former lawmaker.
Brazil’s Supreme Court has released testimony stating that President Michel Temer has amassed millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.
If confirmed, the accusations could prove devastating for Temer's administration.
Brazil’s supreme court orders probe against president
The Supreme Court of Brazil has approved an investigation against President Michel Temer over allegations he bribed a witness in a corruption inquiry.
Thousands have taken to the streets calling for his impeachment.
Angry protesters have called for Brazil’s President Michel Temer to step down following allegations that he authorised payments to silence a jailed politician.
The president denied the accusations and said he would not resign.
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