Brazil’s Bolsonaro warms to old-style politics to push pension bill

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at an event with Israeli and Brazilian business people, attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem April 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro appealed to leaders of five big centrist parties on Thursday to back his pension reform plan, resorting to the traditional political methods he had condemned during the election campaign. The government’s deputy Senate whip, Senator Izalci Lucas, told Reuters that Bolsonaro had done well to form a […]

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