BRASILIA: Brazil’s suspended president has reveal her innocence, mark her as vice president a “usurper” and warning senators that history would judge them ruthlessly if they overturn a democratically elected leader on false charges.
Dilma Rousseff’s much expected speech to the lawmakers who will decide this week whether to remove her permanently her from office for disobedience she has shown throughout an impeachment process that has divided Latin America’s most populous nation.
On Monday, Rousseff told senators “I know I will be judged, but my conscience is clear. I did not commit a crime,” she was listening carefully in contrast to the chamber’s common harshness.
In the middle if second term, the let leaning leader has been accused of breaking monetary rules to hide problems in the federal budget but she was starve of any offence, accusing her opponents of a “coup d’etat.”
Rousseff reminded that she was reelected in 2014 with more than 54 million votes and state that she was following the constitution desired to do best for the country.
First female president of the Brazil is a former guerrilla fighter who, was jailed and tortured during the country’s dictatorship by relevantly Rousseff also take out a connection between her past and the situation today.
She said, “I can’t help but taste the bitterness of injustice,” the process will decide her fate and nations political future.
Rousseff argued in her 30 min speech in early 2015 that Rousseff argued began creating a climate of insecurity by refusing to negotiate and by throwing “fiscal bombs” in the face of declining revenues.
Impeachment process had worsen the recession in Latin America’s largest economy she has kept a blame on opposition and they have demanding to remove for better financial climate.
Rousseff was annoying interim President Michel Temer and called him “usurper.” Temer was came in power when the Senate voted in May to accuse ans suspend Rousseff for 180 days that time trial was also ready. He will serve out Rousseff’s term if she is removed.
Rousseff pointing to Temer said, Brazilians would never have elected a man who named a Cabinet of all white men in a country that is more than 50 per cent non-white.
The Cabinet who choose Temer in place in May has been criticized severely for its lack of diversity and 3 of his ministers were forced to step down against the charge of corruption.