Brazil's Rousseff under pressure but impeachment seen unlikely

February 10, 2015 5:34 PM

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Brazil's Rousseff under pressure but impeachment seen unlikely

BRASILIA (Reuters) - For the first time since a corruption scandal erupted at Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras last year, senior opposition politicians are publicly floating the possibility of impeaching President Dilma Rousseff.

She does not face an immediate risk of impeachment, leading opponents told Reuters, but that could change if prosecutors find evidence that Rousseff knew of or benefited from the massive graft scheme.

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