Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro speaks during a session of the Public Security commission at the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country’s graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transactions to the recently formed Economy Ministry. The lawmakers also voted to reverse President Jair Bolsonaro’s decree giving the Agriculture Ministry power to define […]

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