Brazil Police Tapped Rousseff Discussing Lula Cabinet Post

March 16, 2016 11:21 PM

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The federal judge leading Brazil’s largest corruption probe released phone recordings of President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva discussing his cabinet appointment.

Judge Sergio Moro published transcripts of conversations that federal police obtained by tapping Lula’s phone as part of a corruption investigation, known as Carwash. In one of the transcripts, published Wednesday evening, Rousseff makes reference to Lula’s appointment as her chief of staff, saying ...

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