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Brazil's Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmaker

October 17, 2017 11:01 PM
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SAO PAULO – Brazil's Senate has rejected a decision of the country's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post.

Ex-presidential candidate Aecio Neves was returned to the Senate by a 44-to-26 vote Tuesday, weeks after Brazil's Supreme Court suspended him and ordered him put under house arrest. The conservative politician who barely lost the presidency in 2014 was accused of obstruction of justice in a corrupti...

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