The prospect of impeachment grows after Lula was raided, detained, questioned and released last week – even when the prosecutors
reiterated Friday that Ms. Rousseff isn’t under investigation in the Petrobras case.
The WSJ reports,
Prospect of Ouster Grows for Brazil. President Dilma RousseffLast week’s questioning of her mentor, Lula de Silva, in corruption probe could mark tipping point, some observers say. IT’s not over Petrobras, it’s over Car Wash,
Impeachment proceedings against Ms. Rousseff have nothing to do with Petrobras. She is accused of using loans from state banks to mask a budget shortfall, allegations she has denied. Ms. Rousseff hasn’t been implicated in the so-called Operation Car Wash investigation, for which she has repeatedly expressed support.
Dilma stopped by Lula’s house for a photo-op,
She appeared with Lula on the balcony of his apartment and waved to hundreds of people who had gathered below.
It’s unlikely they’ll share prison cells, though.