9-hour Senate hearing: Moro downplays crisis and mulls resignation in case of irregularity

9-hour Senate hearing: Moro downplays crisis and mulls resignation in case of irregularity

Agência Brasil

Justice minister speaks to senators about leaked messages in connection with Operation Car Wash.

During his Senate hearing, Justice minister Sérgio Moro tried to explain the leaked messages between him and prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol (head of Car Wash Operation) and said he might resign if it is shown that his behavior was incorrect.

"I'm not attached to the position in itself. They should show everything. Let us submit this to public scrutiny. If there was any irregularity on my part, I will go. But there was not. Why? Because I have always acted under the law and in an impartial way," Moro said.

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