Brazil’s Trump threatens to follow former US president and declare election stolen

The Sunday Post - 22/8/2022

“It seems that Bolsonaro is following the script of Trump in the sense that he is threatening not to accept the election result if Lula wins,” argues Anna Ayuso, Senior Research Fellow at CIDOB. “Bolsonaro has incorporated retired generals into his government, so he has elements of the army on his side. But there is no chance of the army staging a coup because most of the officers would not accept that,” she said.

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