Política Brasileira # 1723
2016-07-03
Agenda pós-impeachment
2016-07-07

Brazilian Lawmaker Eduardo Cunha Steps Down From House Speaker’s Post

BRASÍLIA—Brazilian lawmaker Eduardo Cunha resigned Thursday from the post of speaker of the lower house of the country’s Congress, a position from which he had spearheaded the impeachment process against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.

Mr. Cunha, who had himself been suspended from the speakership by the Supreme Court in May because he faces criminal charges for corruption-related offenses, told reporters during a hastily…

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