The full lower chamber still needs to vote on the matter, but they are expected to follow the vote of the congressional committee. In order to face trial, two-thirds of the lower house needs to approve the charges.
Temer has been the subject of several difference corruption probes since taking office. In September Brazil's Supreme Court authorized [JURIST report] an investigation of corruption and money laundering charges against Temer related to the operation of a port in Santos. In September 2016 the Brazilian Supreme Court approved an investigation against Temer into allegations of illegal campaign donations