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Montevideo, July 5th 2022 - 13:12 UTC
Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1995-2002) said in a newspaper interview that Jair Bolsonaro wanted to take on ex-President Lula da Silva in the next elections. And he would beat him. Read full article
Interesting comments from a decidedly mainstream politician and he may turn out to be right regarding Lula vs. Bolsonaro. My own observations in the Lula heartland of the Nordeste seem to indicate that Jair's support, even there, runs strong and across all socio-economic divides.
“Podemos tirar…”: Lava Jato’s protection of Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Proof that, as suspected, Sergio Moro and Operation Lava Jato was protecting high profile centre-right politicians such as US-backed former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, is yet another smoking gun, and more vindication for those who voiced concerns over the anti-corruption operation, its underhand methods, political motives, and US involvement since it began in 2014.
In its latest leak of conversations between Moro and the Lava Jato task force, the Intercept reveals that they pretended to investigate ex-President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, while ignoring evidence that his own foundation collected illegal donations from Odebrecht subsidiary Braskem.
Referring to Cardoso (FHC) Sérgio Moro said in the leaked conversations, “we can’t offend someone who’s support is so important.”
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