The government of President Jair Bolsonaro warned on Friday that if investigators approve a request to seize the phone of a far-right leader while obstructing a judicial investigation, Brazil ’s “national security” will was in danger.
The call to seize Bolsonaro ’s phone call and his son Carlos were made by the opposition party in Congress, which was an attempt by the former Attorney General Sergio Moro to try Part of the investigation of the allegations of interference in the federal police investigation.
This investigation may lead to Bolsonaro being tried or even impeached because the president faces an increasing rate of disapproval during his 18-month term and criticizes him for coronavirus An understatement of the pandemic, which has now claimed more than 20,000 lives in Brazil.
Supreme Court Justice Celso de Mello
Bolsona was responsible for the investigation and forwarded the phone seizure request to the Attorney General ’s Office, which will have the final decision on the matter.
Bolsona ’s government quickly took counter-attacks and strongly condemned the so-called “unacceptable interference with the executive branch, the President ’s privacy, and the state ’s institutional security.”
“This will produce unpredictable national stability Consequences, "said the signed statement. Proposed by Augusto Heleno, Minister of National Security.
In a country still deeply shaken by a country still left by a brutal military regime, Heleno ’s ominous language is widely regarded as a threat, and the country seized power in 1964 and ruled until 1985 .
Bolsonaro, then an army captain, publicly missed the dictatorship.
The case can be traced back to April 24, when the popular anti-corruption crusader Moro resigned because of Bolsonaro ’s decision to fire the federal government. Police Chief Mauricio Valeixo.
Moro accused Bolsonaro of inappropriate “political intervention” in the police ’s work, which led to Merlo ordering an investigation
Moro said he exchanged text messages with Bolsonaro, in which the President pressed him , Requiring it to replace the senior federal police commander.
Investigators are also reviewing a video of a cabinet meeting.
It is reported that police are investigating multiple cases involving Bolsonaro and his inner circle, including the allegation that Rio de Janeiro City Councillor Carlos Bolsonaro oversaw a false news campaign.
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