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    Peru Considers Legal Action to Halt Impeachment Proceedings

    (Bloomberg) — The push to impeach Peru’s president over a graft case took a new twist after the government said it may ask the country’s top court to halt the process, and a local report said the head of congress sought to obtain military support for the president’s ouster. President Martin Vizcarra’s cabinet is meeting Saturday to discuss filing an injunction against the impeachment motion at the Constitutional Court, Justice Minister Ana Neyra told RPP radio. The government may also ask it to rule on the grounds for impeaching the president. Congress voted late Friday to start the process that may remove Vizcarra from office, throwing the country in political…

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