After criticizing Brazil’s Supreme Court, Jair Bolsonaro assured that he respects institutions

"People who exercise power do not have the right to stretch the rope to the point of damaging Brazilians' lives and their economy," the Brazilian president asserted.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a string of days of high tension in Brazil due to clashes between President Jair Bolsonaro and the president of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Luiz Fux, the President assured that he never wanted to attack the branches of the government and affirmed that he respects the institutions.

In a statement in which he listed ten points, Bolsonaro stressed, "At a time when the country is divided between institutions, it is my duty as President of the Republic to say publicly: I have never intended to attack any of the powers. The harmony between them . . .

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