No clear contender to replace Brazil’s embattled Temer

Key members of Brazil’s coalition government are struggling to find a consensus candidate to replace President Michel Temer should he be forced from office by a massive corruption probe that has ensnared scores of politicians and business leaders.

Temer, a center-right politician, has refused to resign despite allegations he gave his blessing to a bribery scheme, but many allies say privately he has lost the ability to govern Latin America’s largest economy and push pro-business policies through Congress.

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