Bolsonaro rants against isolation measures: “If needed, our Army will take to the streets”

He stated that the military would follow his orders to take to the streets, "not to keep people in their homes but to reestablish the constitutional right to go and come."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday, April 23, that if he were to order the military to take to the streets and restore order, "the order will be followed," raising fresh questions about his politicization of the armed forces.

Speaking during a TV interview, when asked about state and local restrictions, Bolsonaro said he would not "go into details into what I'm preparing." But he said that "if we were to have problems, we have a plan of how to enter the field ... our armed forces could one day go into the streets."

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