Brazilian President Michel Temer was rushed to a military hospital in Brasilia on Wednesday after complaining of pain and discomfort, his office said in a statement. The statement said Temer was diagnosed with a urinary tract obstruction. He is now undergoing tests and “appropriate treatment,” the statement said. The incident comes on the same day as a scheduled congressional vote on charges of corruption leveled by prosecutors against Temer and two of his top aides. The Chamber of Deputies was scheduled to vote on whether to allow the indictment to proceed to the Supreme Court for consideration.
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