Brazil's Rousseff 'outraged' by impeachment vote

Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff said Monday that she is “outraged” by a vote in Congress to authorize impeachment proceedings against her and vowed to keep fighting. In an emotional first public response to the vote on Sunday, Rousseff said she would not give up now that her case has gone from the lower house to the Senate for a possible trial. The lower house voted overwhelmingly to send Rousseff to the Senate for trial on allegations that she illegally manipulated government accounts during her 2014 reelection to mask the scale of budget holes.

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