Lula Phone Tap Renews Doubt Over Rousseff Future in Brazil

March 17, 2016 10:19 AM

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Lula Phone Tap Renews Doubt Over Rousseff Future in Brazil

Large anti-government protests broke out in Brazil as President Dilma Rousseff’s bid to salvage her government by naming Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff appeared to backfire.

Only hours after Rousseff said she was bringing Lula to the government for his merit and not to shield him from a probe, Federal Judge Sergio Moro released phone recordings on Wednesday afternoon that critics say suggest otherwise. The conversation between Rousseff and Lula, obtained through a polic...

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