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Witzel assures that his opposition to Jair Bolsonaro is behind his political overthrow

September 4, 2020

The sacked governor of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel, assured this Thursday that he is being politically persecuted and has announced that behind it the Brazilian government would stand for its opposition to President Jair Bolsonaro.

In the defense letter that Witzel sent to the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro as part of the judicial process organized against him for an alleged crime of preventing and diverting funds exposed to a pandemic, he denounced a movement “wide and concerted “to” pulverize “local governments that oppose the Brazilian president.

Witzel has again insisted that there are no legal arguments pointing him to the corruption system, which incurred the additional cost of buying respiratory masks and treating the businessman Mário Peixoto under investigation by the Brazilian Court of Auditors

Witzel assures that his opposition to Jair Bolsonaro is behind his political overthrowWitzel assures that his opposition to Jair Bolsonaro is behind his political overthrow

A day earlier, the Supreme Court (TSJ) of Brazil ruled with 14 votes in favor and one vote against to uphold the dismissal of Wilson Witzel, a decision made by the leader of the Social Christian Party (PSC) “in the face of the seriousness of the.” Facts presented “.

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