Cronies gonna crony: Brazil’s socialist president vows to ‘never resign’ over growing scandal

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Well, this is new. A socialist (and crony capitalist) president that doesn’t listen to the “people.” This has never happened before.

(From Yahoo News)

Rousseff is accused of manipulating the government’s accounts to boost public spending during her re-election campaign and hide the magnitude of the recession.

Her opponents would like to expand the official accusation to include explosive allegations over the weekend that she used some of the proceeds from the Petrobras bribery scheme to fund her presidential campaigns.

Senator Delcidio do Amaral, who is charged in the case, said Rousseff “knew everything” about the corruption and directly benefited from it.

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