Rousseff Impeachment Bid Filed by Opponents as Cunha Weighs Move

  • Lower house speaker must accept plea for voting to start
  • Impeachment process could take months and result in her ouster

Opposition Moves to Oust Brazil's Dilma Rousseff

Three high-profile Brazilian lawyers, including a former member of the ruling party, filed a request Wednesday to open impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff on allegations she doctored fiscal accounts.

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