Back at the House of Cards – Brazil’s Acting President Refutes Campaign Finance Allegations

Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer denied allegations he sought inappropriate campaign donations for his party and pledged to remain undeterred in his efforts to pull the country out of crisis.

In a plea bargain published by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, a former executive from state-run oil company Petrobras claimed that Temer in 2012 asked for donations to an ally’s campaign.

“Nothing will keep us from continuing to work for the good of Brazil,” Temer told reporters in Brasilia. “We won’t tolerate affirmations of this nature.”

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