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Brazil's impeached President Dilma Rousseff moves out of presidential palace

Brazil's impeached President Dilma Rousseff receives flowers from supporters as she leaves the presidential residence, on Sept. 6, 2016.

Brazil's impeached President Dilma Rousseff receives flowers from supporters as she leaves the presidential residence, on Sept. 6, 2016.  (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Dilma Rousseff moved out of Brazil's presidential palace Tuesday, six days after senators voted to impeach and remove her from office.

A crowd of supporters cheered the country's first female president outside the Alvorada Palace in the capital of Brasilia, some giving her flowers and other gifts.

The news portal G1 showed her later being greeted by supporters at the airport and boarding a plane. Rousseff has said she planned to return to her hometown of Porto Alegre in southern Brazil.

Rousseff was removed from office Wednesday for breaking fiscal responsibility laws in her management of the federal budget.

She denies the accusations. She says her removal was a modern-day coup d'état by political enemies who wanted her out office.

Former Vice President Michel Temer is now president and will serve out Rousseff's term, which runs through 2018.

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