December 11, 2015 / 7:19 PM / 2 years ago

Brazil attorney general points to legal concerns over impeachment

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Attorney General Luis Inacio Adams said on Friday he was concerned over the legality of the ongoing impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil's Attorney-General of the Union Luis Inacio Adams arrives to a ministerial meeting with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (not pictured) at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil October 8, 2015. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Adams said the Supreme Court should rule next week, before its recess, on the validity of a secret ballot that stacked a Congressional committee due to hear the impeachment proceedings with Rousseff’s opponents.

Reporting by Maria Carolina Marcello; Writing by Caroline Stauffer

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