Brazilian lawmakers shouted, scuffled and even sang as they debated whether to impeach the country’s President on Sunday.
And after more than six hours of voting and fiery speeches, the results didn’t fall in President Dilma Rousseff’s favor.
When the final tally was announced, 367 lawmakers had voted to impeach, comfortably more than the two-thirds — 342 — needed to pass the motion. Only 137 voted against the proposal, while a handful abstained.
The impeachment motion will next go to the country’s Senate. If a majority approves it there, Rousseff will have to step down for 180 days to defend herself in an impeachment trial.