Brazil election 2022: Bolsonaro to announce Braga Netto as VP “in the next few days”

Braga Netto must resign from office by early July to run alongside Bolsonaro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said last night that "in the coming days," he would announce former minister Walter Braga Netto as vice president on his ticket.

He highlighted the general's achievements in the armed forces and praised other candidates for the post, such as former minister Tereza Cristina.

Bolsonaro pointed out that Braga had served net 45 years, besides taking command of the Ministry of Defense. He left the office and was appointed advisor to the presidency.

In order to run, Braga Netto must resign from office by early July so he can run alongside Bolsonaro . . .

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