Categories DEMOCRACY FOREIGN POLICY HISTORY LAVA JATO LAWFARE PATREON ONLY POLITICS UNITED STATES Mani Pulite: Italy’s “Lava-Jato” Post author By BRASILWIRE Post date August 7, 2015 ansa - silvio berlusconi - Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi after a speech outside Palazzo Grazioli, his private residence, in Rome, 27 November 2013. Italy's parliament prepared to expel Silvio Berlusconi today over his tax fraud conviction in a momentous move that raises the risk of his arrest but is unlikely to end his tumultuous career. Thousands of Berlusconi loyalists massed outside the three-time former prime minister's luxury home in Rome to support their leader, as lawmakers from his party took the floor of the Senate one by one to back him. ANSA/GUIDO MONTANI To view this content, you must be a member of Brasil Wire Patreon Unlock with PatreonAlready a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content. ← The Problem With Veja… → Nanette Blitz Konig: I survived the Holocaust.