Brazil congressional commission to vote on impeachment

April 11, 2016 5:43 PM

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Brazil congressional commission to vote on impeachment

RIO DE JANEIRO – Efforts to remove Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff are advancing as a congressional commission meets to decide whether it should recommend impeachment to the full lower house of Congress.

The 65-member commission is widely expected to vote in favor of impeachment on allegations Rousseff violated fiscal laws. A vote is likely today or early Tuesday.

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