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Former congressman Roberto Jefferson registers his candidacy for presidential elections in Brazil

Roberto Jefferson, the former president of the Brazilian Labor Party PTB, registered his candidacy for President of the Republic yesterday (12) at the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). The candidate for vice president will be Father Kelmon (Padre Kelmon), who belongs to the same party.

Despite the name suggesting a left-leaning unionist labor party, the party has recently shown strong support for the government of Jair Bolsonaro, presenting policies from a more conservative and religious angle.

In the government proposal sent to the TSE, the duo defends freedom as a fundamental principle, the right to self-defense, the right to . . .

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