the former president of Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Participate, Saturday, in the largest annual meeting of the right held in it United State He declared that his mission in the country was “not over”.
It’s not easy being a politician, especially when you want your word to be respected and to help people. At this moment I thank God for my second life and the task of being president of Brazil for a while but I feel, deep down, that this task is not finished.during his presentation at Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington.
The Brazilian’s intervention was one of the most anticipated things, along with the intervention of his American counterpart. Donald Trump, with whom they were often compared and whose relationship was “simply exceptional”. As it turned out, after this event, both of them will have a private meeting.
During the twenty-four minutes in which he addressed the audience, he stressed that “in this land of freedom, progress and order, I feel like I am in Brazil. It is very comforting to receive such a reception in Brazil and anywhere in the world.” I am the beloved ex-president of Brazil“.
Bolsonaro has been in the United States since December, when he traveled to the United States fl before assuming Lola da Silva He now hopes to complete immigration procedures to obtain a visa that will allow him to stay for a few more months.
Regarding his time in the North American country, he was very pleased and asserted that “we can see here the emigration of people who are moving from democratic states to republican states. They are looking for a better life.”
After that, the former president reviewed his four years in office and highlighted some of his life Achievements. “Brazilians who gave up their flag started to love it. People started to understand more about politics and about the Brazilian Congress. The names of deputies and senators—not just footballers—were part of everyday life in Brazil. I’m sure we planted a lot of seeds.”It’s proudly listed.
True to his style, the far-right leader took advantage of the space to once again question the latest elections in which he defeated Lula and in which he implied that there had been fraud. “I received much more support in 2022 than in 2018. I don’t know why the numbers say otherwise.”He said.
But this time he limited himself to talking about this case only and did not refer to the events of January 8, in which he is being investigated, as a motive for the coup attempt.
Moments before it premiered, he chatted with the series CNN Brazil About the accusation revealed by the newspaper a few hours ago or the state of Sao Pauloin which his government was accused of being prosecuted Smuggling jewelry worth $3.2 million into the country. This was a gift from Saudi Arabia to the then first lady, Michel Bolsonaroand the date is from October 2021.
In this regard, he commented on it He is “accused of a gift which I neither asked nor received. There is no legality on my part, no unlawful practice.”.
Before Bolsonaro, his son Eduardo He spoke at the same event and criticized the president’s administration Joe Biden by Don’t look too much at Brazil.even despite the geostrategic importance of your country as an energy or food producer.
I think (the United States) is very happy with the new Lula da Silva administrationwho had a great meeting with Biden” on February 11, commented wryly and added that “we have to be allies” given that Both countries have a “similar culture”.
Finally, he warned Americans not to be fooled by the current Brazilian president, whom he called “one of the most dangerous communists or socialists—whatever you want to call it—in the world.”
(with info from EFE and AFP)
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