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Brazil’s Bolsonaro on STF: “We have 2 Justices, 20% of what we would like”

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday (2) said he now has 20% of what he would like within the Federal Supreme Court (STF), after his nominee to the Court, André Mendonça, was confirmed.

"Two names were approved, two people who mark a renewal of the Supreme Court. All institutions must be renewed," the President said during a ceremony to launch the "Auxílio-gas" (Gas Aid) program at the Planalto Palace. "I don't control the votes in the Supreme Court, but these two Justices represent, in theory, 20% of what we would like to be . . .

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