Most Brazilians favor impeachment, but few see Rousseff gone: poll

April 12, 2015 1:06 AM

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Most Brazilians favor impeachment, but few see Rousseff gone: poll

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Almost two thirds of Brazilians favor the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff over a corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras, but roughly as many doubt it would drive her from office, according to a poll released on Saturday.

The survey by polling firm Datafolha showed 63 percent of respondents support impeachment in light of the widening police investigation into a huge kickback scheme at Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the oil giant is formally known.

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